Beads on leather
21 1/2 x 19 3/8 x 1 in. (54.61 x 49.21 x 2.54 cm)
glass beads and leather
Breaded vests were popular among the Oglala Sioux in the mid-1870s, the years immediately preceding the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Sioux geometirc patterns were often combined with English initials and names on Reservation era vests.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 72 (illustrated/bw) fig. 235.
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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
- Ways of Seeing/Exhibiting American Indian Art: The Pomona College Collection Montgomery Gallery , 1/19/1994 - 3/20/1994
This object has the following bibliographic references:
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection.
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection
Galleries of the Claremont Colleges.
Claremont, CA, 1979
Page Number: 72, Figure Number: 235
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