Beaded Vest

Paternal Great Grandmother of Michael Dorris


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Canvas, glass beads, brass studs and cotton cloth

Overall: 22 × 22 1/2 in. (55.9 × 57.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Michael A. Dorris



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plateau

Not on view


Dated, on right side: Jan 31, 1913; inscribed, on left side: WARS


Paternal great grandmother by descent to Michael Dorris (1945-1997); Estate of Micheal Dorris; given to present collection at the Giveaway ceremony held one year after Michael Dorris's death, 1998.

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