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Dakota man's painted hide shirt with fur and horsehair
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.
Content Category: artifacts
40 inches length
20 inches width (shoulder)
20 inches length (sleeve)
hide (collagenous material)
fur (hair material)
Made by: Dakota Indians
Made in: United States
Collected by: Mudge, Eva A.
Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Coats & Vests
Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Shirts
Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Robes
Creation: Not earlier than 1870 - Not later than 1880
Minnesota Historical Society Collections
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
9666.3 (Accession Number)