Epaulet/epaulets

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Culture/People
probably Tuscarora (attributed); said to have been acquired from the Cherokee
Previous owner
Mary Potter, Non-Indian
Object Name
Epaulet/epaulets
Media/Materials
Wool cloth, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, rickrack, thread
Techniques
Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, edge beaded
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Place
Port Williams; Atchison County; Kansas; USA
Collection History
Said to have been acquired from the Cherokee by Mrs. Mary Potter (of Port Williams, Kansas, who was said to have been a former slave); purchased by MAI from an unknown source circa 1919.
Catalog Number
9/4408
Barcode
094408.000
See related items
Tuscarora
Cherokee
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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