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Object Name Dress
Object Number 1914.295.1
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description animal hide dress with fringe at sleeves, under arms, and on the bottom; across short sleeves and chest is a wide band of beading in light blue with dark blue, yellow and red geometric designs; stripes in the same colors along outer edge; attached to the front is a long beaded triangular piece with fringe on the end; beading consists of a white background with blue stripes and red diamond shapes.
Date 1879/12
Dimensions W-34.055 L-53.465 inches
Dimension Details overall measurements
Material animal hide; beads
Made Sioux
Provenance presented to R. B. Hayes by an Indian named Don't Braid His Hair.
People Don't Braid His Hair
Search Terms American Indian
Don't Braid His Hair
Native American
Plains Indian
Pine Ridge Agency