Dakota quillwork cuff

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Description A cuff created in 2012 - 2013 by Dakota/Navajo quillwork artist, Dallas Goldtooth. Traditionally practiced by women, today many men are contributing to the revival of the quillwork art form. In this piece, artist Dallas Goldtooth blends traditional techniques with a unique and contemporary personal style. The cuff consists of 3 horizontal bands of multicolored quills, including black and white checkerboard pattern. White quills are woven horizontally (a technique known as "blind imbrication") between the vertical colored quills. Green, orange, pink, blue, quills on black leather with one button clasp. Goldtooth is a member of the Lower Sioux Indian Community.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 1 1/8 inches height (fastened cuff measurement)
3 inches diameter (fastened cuff measurement)
8 1/2 inches length (unfastened, flattened cuff measurement, approximately)
Nomenclature Cuff (costume component)
Creation Artist: Goldtooth, Dallas
Made by: Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota
Made by Dakota Indians
Made by Navajo Indians
Made by Mdewakanton Indians
Made in Morton, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Made by Navajo Indians
Made by Mdewakanton Indians
Made in Morton, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Gloves & Cuffs
Dates Creation: Exactly 2012 - Exactly 2013

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2013.41.2

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