Ojibwe beaded velvet breech cloth

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Titles Ojibwe beaded velvet breech cloth
Description Pair of heavily beaded breech cloths decorated with Ojibwe floral design. Exhibited at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893 as part of the Becker County Indian Exhibit and attributed to the "Becker County Indian Industries." The smaller breech cloth is shown hanging in the lower right in a photograph of the "American Indian collection of Mrs. Jessie C. Yeats, Becker County, Minnesota" (#4969) from the Becker County Historical Society. Mrs. Jessie C West (misspelling for photograph) was Becker County's representative at the Columbian Exposition at Chicago in 1893.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 13 inches height (A)
17 1/2 inches width (A)
9 3/4 inches height (B)
16 1/2 inches width (B)
Nomenclature loincloth
Materials glass (material)
velvet (fabric weave)
Creation Made by: Becker County Indian Industries
Made in: Becker County, Minnesota, United States
Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Owned by: West, Mrs. Jessie Campbell
Used for: World's Columbian Exposition
Used in: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Fairs and expositions
Ojibwe Indians -- Costume.
Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Breechcloths
Dates Creation: Exactly 1893
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 538.E163.A,B (Accession Number)

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