• Culture/People:

    probably Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) (attributed); possibly collected among the Numakiki (Mandan)

  • Object name:

    Woman's dress

  • Date created:

    circa 1890

  • Place:

    North Dakota or South Dakota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Deerhide/deerskin, glass bead/beads, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, long-time friend of George Heye); acquired by MAI in 1937 via an exchange with Keppler.

  • Dimensions:

    155 x 195 cm

  • Catalog number:


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