Woman's tunic

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Culture/People
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Previous owner
Charlotte Sundown (Gagwi ya ta), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1853-1911
Collector
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Seller
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Object Name
Woman's tunic
Media/Materials
Cotton cloth, linen, silk ribbon, silver brooches, glass bead/beads, cotton thread
Techniques
Sewn, lined, edge beaded
Dimensions
131.00 x 113.5 cm
Object Type
Clothing/Garments
Place
Tonawanda Reservation; Niagara County, Erie County, Genesee County; New York; USA
Date created
1880-1900
Collection History
Formerly owned by Charlotte Sundown (Gagwi ya ta, Tonawanda Seneca, 1853-1911; collected from her by Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, a long-time friend of George Heye) in 1906; purchased by George Heye from Joseph Keppler in 1906.
Catalog Number
9469
Barcode
009469.000
See related items
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Clothing/Garments
On View
NMAI, Washington DC: Nation to Nation, Serious Diplomacy
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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