Man's Shirt

Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa), Great Lakes Woodlands, Woodlands

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before 1875

Red wool trade cloth, glass beads, metal beads, ribbon, and thread

Overall: 36 15/16 in. (93.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Eileen K. Barfuss, Class of 1984

986.21.26711

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Inscription

Old label with donor‘s records: "This shirt was presented to Capt. Charles Atwood, grandfather of Mrs. G.B. Vroom, by Sitting Bull. Sitting Bull was the most famous Medicine Man of the SIOUX NATION"

Provenance

Purported to have belonged to Sitting Bull; collected by Captain Charles Attwood Sr. until 1875; Eileen K. Barfuss (Class of 1984); given to present collection, 1986.

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