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Buckskin, ornamented by two broad bands and a narrow connecting band of geometric design, worked with strings of beads tacked by parallel lines of sewing at intervals of about one centimeter. Design is red, blue, and green on a white ground. Fringe on two ends.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Native North American (Sioux), early 1870s

Object Place

United States


Overall (Including fringe): 38 x 212 x 2 cm (14 15/16 x 83 7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Buckskin and beadwork


Textiles and Fashion Arts