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Plains fringed deerskin dress
1978.23.2
Description A Plains, possibly Dakota, deerskin dress made from two pieces of hide sewn together at the shoulders and sides, circa the mid-20th century or earlier. The dress has tassel-like decorations and some quillwork remaining on the fringe. The collar is yoke-skin turned over with the tail of the deer at center and fur remaining at the sleeve tips. Donated by the Northern Pacific Railroad Collection, 1978.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 21 1/8 inches width waist width
51 1/4 inches length
Nomenclature Dress (garment)
Creation Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in United States
Subjects Collected by: Northern Pacific Railroad Collection
Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in United States
Used in United States
Used by Plains Indians
Siouan Indians--Costume.
Dakota Indians--Costume.
Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Dresses
Dates Content: Not later than 1978
date donated
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1978.23.2
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