Bone hairpipe and leather breastplate

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Description A breastplate, possibly Dakota or Lakota, consisting of two columns of tubular bone hairpipe beads with leather spacers and fringe and a fabric tie at either side, circa the mid-20th century or earlier.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 17 inches height
12 inches width
1/4 inch depth
Nomenclature Breastplate (body armor)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Lakota Indians
Subjects Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Lakota Indians
Dakota Indians
Lakota Indians
Indian. Armaments. Accessories
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Adornment
Dates Content: Not later than 1956
(Year object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2655.59

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