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Sioux Artist

Baby Bonnet, c. 1890
Beads on leather
x 7 1/16 in. ( x 18 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Leatherworking and beadworking
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Accession Number: P2084
Buckskin baby bonnet, cloth lined with red ribbon edging. Completely beaded with green, blue and red geometric and angle patterns on yellow.

glass beads and leather

This Victorian-syle bonnet, completely covered with complex beadwork, exemplifies the synthesis of European fashion and native materials and technique.
-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), 75, fig. 252.

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