Lakota cotton vest with lane-stitched beadwork

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Titles Lakota cotton vest with lane-stitched beadwork
Description Lakota cotton vest with leather tie front closure. The exterior surface of the vest is completely covered in lane-stitched glass seed beadwork. A blue bead border with equally-spaced yellow rectangles circles the vest's perimeter. The front panels and reverse side feature clusters of symmetrical geometric designs on a white bead background. Four cloth ribbons decorate the back.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 21 inches length
18 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature vest (garment)
Materials cotton (textile)
glass (material)
ribbon (material)
Creation Made by: Oceti Sakowin
Made by: Lakota Indians
Subjects Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Coats & Vests
Dates Creation: Not later than 1914
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 487 (Accession Number)

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