lot of 3, includes a sinew-sewn hide dress with yoke beaded in colors of red, dark blue, medium blue, white, and translucent green; short fringe decorates sides and hem of dress, 41.5 in. x chest 44 in.; PLUS a pair of sinew-sewn leggings beaded using a similar color palette, length 16.5 in.; AND a pair of beaded and quilled hide moccasins, moccasins are thread and sinew-sewn with red, white, and purple quillwork on vamps, length 10 in.
Provenance: Collected on the Rosebud Reservation by Erwin B. Hopt (1876-1938), Assistant Professor of Agronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Some quill loss to moccasins. Dress is composed of both native and commercially tanned hide.
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