• Culture/People:

    probably Sioux (attributed); said to have been used by the Wahpetonwan Dakota (Wahpeton Sioux)

  • Object name:

    Woman's dress

  • Date created:

    circa 1900

  • Place:

    South Dakota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, glass bead/beads, sinew

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951; newspaper magnate and collector); purchased by MAI in 1940.

  • Dimensions:

    132.5 x 232 cm

  • Catalog number:


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