Item Number: WC9211002
Category: Vest - Child's Vest
Tribe: Sioux - Southern Teton
Period: 1875-1900 - ca. 1885
Materials: Native tanned cowhide; dyed and natural porcupine quills; red, white and blue glass seed beads; sinew sewn.
Description: Boy's vest is elaborately decorated with quillwork. Front depicts two elks in orange and yellow quills. Back of vest has two American flags in red, white and blue quills and the stylized image of two elk heads.
Dimensions: Height 11.25 inches 28.5 cm; Width 11.75 inches 29.8 cm.
Morley Reed Gottshall Collection
Col. George Green Collection
Paul Gray, Lebanon, Ohio
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
Parke-Bernet Auction Catalogue, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Sale 3271, Lot 222, November 19, 1971
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