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Belt

This belt is made of heavy leather and bifurcated in middle to make two long lashes that would dangle from the waist. Each lash is ornamented with two lines of brass tacks. Two light blue stripes provide the edge for the beaded waist section. Between those stripes are four "H" motifs in brass...

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Provenance

1884-1885, acquired by Reverend Herbert Elijah Probert (1856-1913) when he served as the first Minister of Religion in the Wyoming Territory; 1887, gift of Reverend Probert to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Reverend Herbert Probert

Native American (Crow), about 1880s

Object Place

Montana, Plains, United States

Accession Number

87.819

Medium or Technique

Leather, glass beads, and brass tacks

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Costumes