• Culture/People:

    Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)

  • Object name:

    Man's shirt

  • Date created:

    circa 1860

  • Place:

    Fort Laramie; Goshen County; Wyoming; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, porcupine quills, glass pony beads, human hair, horsehair, sinew, tree pitch/gum, paint

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, quilled (lane stitched), lazy/lane stitch beadwork, quill-wrapped (flat), painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected between 1855 and 1861 at Fort Laramie, Wyoming, by Thomas S. Twiss (ca. 1802-1871, U.S. Indian agent for the upper Platte River); probably transferred at an unknown date to Daisy Barnett; purchased by MAI in 1918 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).

  • Dimensions:

    102 x 150 x 3 cm

  • Catalog number:

    8/8034

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    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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