bone hairpipes strung using hide thongs are separated by leather spacers and brass beads; breastplate is further detailed with quill-wrapped drops finished with tin cones and red-dyed feathers; Indian head and Lincoln head pennies dangle from bottom, latest date 1910; length 41 in. first quarter 20th century
Included is a manuscript note, Woman's Dance Peace, Pipe Bone and Brass Beads/ 168 pipe bones, 18 Indian head pennies, 2 Lincoln pennies, Top of black faceted beads./ The former property of Mrs. Horse with the Horns. Sioux of the Cheyenne Indian Reservation, So. Dak. Purchased from Mrs. Grace L. Miles, a nurse to the Indians on the Cheyenne Reservation. Nov. 1941.
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