Breastplate

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Culture/People
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)
Previous owner
Fred R. Meyer, Non-Indian, 1874-1939
Possible collector
Fred R. Meyer, Non-Indian, 1874-1939
Seller
Hattie M. Meyer (Henrietta Marie Frank/Mrs. Fred R. Meyer), Non-Indian, 1886-1971
Object Name
Breastplate
Media/Materials
Glass bead/beads, bone hairpipe/hairpipes, hair, feather/feathers
Techniques
Strung
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Wyoming; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Fred R. Meyer (1874-1939, an amateur photographer who traveled widely in the West) and possibly collected by him; purchased by MAI from his widow Hattie M. Meyer (1886-1971) in 1939.
Catalog Number
2/5995
Barcode
025995.000
See related items
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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