• Culture/People:

    probably Sihasapa Lakota (Blackfoot Sioux) (attributed); formerly identified as Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)

  • Object name:

    Dress painted with men's battle exploits

  • Date created:

    circa 1890

  • Place:

    Plains; USA, Canada (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Cotton cloth, denim, wool cloth, paint, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Charles W. Hutchinson (1826-ca. 1900, Utica, New York, banker, railroad owner, and collector); acquired by MAI from an unknown source in 1930.

  • Dimensions:

    156 x 128 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Song for the Horse Nation" exhibit on the 3rd floor

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