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Dress

Description

Woman's dress, of elk-skin embroidered with beads and decorated with serge cloth, thong fringes, and tufts of hair: North America, USA, South Dakota, Blackfoot Reservation, Lakota Sioux, mid - to late 19th century

Museum reference

A.1902.275

Collection

Americas

Object name

Dress

Production information

Unknown
Blackfoot Reservation, South Dakota, USA, North America

Date

Mid - late 19th century

Style / Culture

Lakota
Blackfoot, Plains, Indigenous North American

Materials

Elk skin, Beadwork, Serge

Physical description

Elk-skin embroidered with beads and decorated with serge cloth, thong fringes, and tufts of hair

Collection place(s)

South Dakota, USA, North America

Exhibitions

  • Patterns of Life (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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