Dakota man's painted hide shirt with fur and horsehair

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Description A Dakota man's painted hide shirt overlaid with beaded shoulder bands, sleeve bands, and triangular neckline bibs, all edged with white ermine pelts and both natural and dyed horsehair, circa the 1870s. The lower shirt edge features a row of metal sequins and attached painted leather fringe. The sleeves have hook and eye closures at each side.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 40 inches length
20 inches width (shoulder)
20 inches length (sleeve)
Nomenclature Shirt
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in United States
Subjects Collected by: Mudge, Eva A.
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in United States
Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Coats & Vests
Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Shirts
Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Robes
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1870 - Not later than 1880

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9666.3

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