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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.

Materials
glass beads and leather

Commentary
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

Bibliography
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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