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Bone hairpipe and leather breastplate
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: Exactly 1956
Date donated
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 2655.59