Breechcloth and sash/belt

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Culture/People
Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek)
Previous owner
Little Deer, Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek)
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Leo Walker, Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox)
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Breechcloth and sash/belt
Media/Materials
Wool cloth, wool yarn, ribbon, thread
Techniques
Sewn, appliquéd
Dimensions
26 x 143 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Collection History
Collected from Little Deer (Oklahoma Muskogee) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923) and expedition interpreter Leo Walker (Sac and Fox), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/7540
Barcode
027540.000
See related items
Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek)
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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