Jacket

Nimi'puu (Nez Perce), Plateau

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about 1875

Native tanned and smoked hide, wool cloth, ribbon, cotton binding tape, glass beads, brass buttons, metal sequins, metal thread, thread

Overall: 31 1/8 x 21 1/4 x 61 13/16 in. (79 x 54 x 157 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. William M. Leeds

13.137.4094A

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plateau

Not on view

Inscription

Marks: "151715" in ink. Paper tag "1035" (this is the RED #)

Course History

NAS 15, HIST 15, American Indians and American Expansion: 1800 to 1924, Colin Calloway, Spring 2014

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2014

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2014

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2013

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Survival/Art/History: American Indian Collections from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 18, 2000-April 7, 2002.

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Provenance

Probably acquired by William M. Leeds (1829-1886) during his time working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, about 1876-1879; to his wife, Catharine G. Lockwood Leeds (1825-1913), New York; given to present collection, about 1879-1888; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Red No. 13.1035, Smithsonian No. 151715

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