Woman's robe

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Culture/People
Potawatomi [Oklahoma]
Previous owner
Wa"n bi' tu'k, Potawatomi [Prairie Band, Kansas]
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
Woman's robe
Media/Materials
Wool cloth, ribbon, thread
Techniques
Sewn, ribbonwork appliqué
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat)
Native Term
me' ni' to wa" gan
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Collection History
Collected from Wa"n-bi'-tu'k (Prairie Band Potawatomi) 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
2/7629
Barcode
027629.000
See related items
Potawatomi [Oklahoma]
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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