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Buckskin ornamented with a geometric design worked with strings of beads tacked by parallel lines of sewing about one centimeter apart. Design is blue, green, red and yellow on a white ground. Bound with purple cotton.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Native North American (Sioux), about 1900

Object Place

United States


Overall (Includes ribbon): 48 x 30.5 x 2 cm (18 7/8 x 12 x 13/16 in.) Other (Back of the neck to bottom of jacket): 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Buckskin and beadwork


Textiles and Fashion Arts