Beaded and Fringed Hide Man's Wearing Shirt

Niitsitapii (Blackfoot / Blackfeet), Northern Plains, Plains

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about 1880

Native tanned hide, glass beads, porcupine quills, human hair, wool cloth, cotton cloth, ermine, downy feathers, paint, dye

Overall: 43 11/16 × 104 5/16 in. (111 × 265 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W‘18 Fund

2009.14

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

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

Exhibition History

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.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Hightlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. p. 24 and p. 160, no. 93.

Provenance

Herbert G. Wellington, Jr.(1920-2005), Locust Valley, New York, probably collected between 1960-1982; Sotheby‘s American Indian Art, Sale 8544, lot 187 [Lots 108-225, from the Herbert G. Wellington Collection], May 20, 2009, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2009.

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