• Culture/People:


  • Object name:

    Woman's breastplate

  • Date created:

    circa 1890

  • Place:

    Plains; USA, Canada (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Bone hairpipe/hairpipes, commercially tanned leather, glass bead/beads, brass beads, cotton cloth, cotton twine/string

  • Techniques:

    Strung, tied

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Edward Borein (1873-1945, Western artist and collector); sold to MAI by his widow, Lucille E. Borein (1882-1967), in 1945.

  • Dimensions:

    100 x 29.2 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Lakota exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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