Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCVES489

Category: Vest

Region: Plains

Tribe: Blackfoot

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Native tanned buckskin, glass beads, iron, cloth, cotton thread.

Description: Native tanned buckskin vest with floral and geometric beaded front panels that are lined with calico and with a pocket inside the left breast. Ninety-seven iron tacks punctuate the front. Buckskin fringe decorates the outside edges.

Dimensions: Height 26 inches


Dick Frost


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 55

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