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Woman's dress

Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)
Canada; Alberta; ; Gleichen


Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)
Canada; Alberta; ; Gleichen

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  • Culture/People:

    Kainai Blackfoot (Kainah/Blood)

  • Object name:

    Woman's leggings

  • Date created:

    circa 1890

  • Place:

    Alberta; Canada (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, wool cloth, hide thong/babiche, glass bead/beads, paint, sinew, cotton thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, beaded

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Erastus T. Tefft (1877-1935, a New York stockbroker and collector of Indian artifacts); acquired by George Heye in 1905.

  • Dimensions:

    42 x 19 x 1 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Blackfeet exhibit in the "Our Peoples" gallery on the 4th floor

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