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Bone Shirt

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Object Number:45-15-567
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Plains Indian
Provenience: Plains (Culture Area)
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Bone
Shell
Porcelain
Rawhide
Metal
Length: 56 cm
Width: 6.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Woman's shirt. 4 tiers of vertical bone pipes, between white shell disc and blue porcelain beads. The pipes are divided into 2 groups of 3 held by rawhide strips but all held at lower end by one strip to which are attached 4 tinkling thimbles, buckskin ties.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

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