Beaded Vest, c. 1880-1890
Leather and beads
16 x 15 5/8 x 14 3/8 in. (40.64 x 39.69 x 36.5 cm)
glass beads and leather
The vest was an article of European clothing widely adopted by native Americans. Opening in the front, it differed from the pull-over construction of traditional native American ggarments. Many vests, however, were adapted to the traditional format and were cut in the order, two-piece method.
-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, fig. 234.
This object has the following keywords:
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
- Overall Dimensions: 16 x 15 5/8 x 14 3/8 in. (40.64 x 39.69 x 36.5 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen
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: 234
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