Gauntlet gloves

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Culture/People
probably Plains Cree (Prairie Cree) (attributed)
Previous owner
John Jay White, Non-Indian, 1860-1923
Lender
John Jay White, Non-Indian, 1860-1923
Donor
Grace Hoffman White (Virginia Grace Hoffman/Mrs. John Jay White), Non-Indian, 1862-1937
Object Name
Gauntlet gloves
Media/Materials
Deerhide/deerskin, glass bead/beads, fur
Techniques
Sewn, lined, overlay beadwork, fringed
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Handwear
Place
Western Canada; Canada (inferred)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of John Jay White (1860-1923, a New York City banker and collector of Indian objects); lent to MAI by Mr. White in 1921; donated to MAI by his widow, Grace Hoffman White (Virginia Grace Hoffman, 1862-1937), in 1925.
Catalog Number
10/4354
Barcode
104354.000
See related items
Plains Cree (Prairie Cree)
Clothing/Garments: Handwear
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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