Item Number: WC8903011
Tribe: Métis - Plains Cree
Period: 1825-1850 - ca. 1850
Materials: Native tanned deerskin; dyed and natural porcupine quills; white glass seed beads; dyed horsehair.
Description: European style pullover shirt with quillwork decoration consisting of strips along shoulder seam, a long panel at neck opening, around the collar, a triangular bib on back, and five rosettes- two on front and three on back. Hide fringe with quill wrapping throughout.
Dimensions: Length 33.5 inches 85.2 cm.
Collected by John Dwight Sheldon, born Deerfield, Mass., died, 1862
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale5583, Lot 157, May 27, 1987
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