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Osage beaded black felt breech cloth with handmade lace and floral design / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

During the 1920s, the Osage had women from other tribes create beadwork for them. This may have been made in that situation.

Tags: breechcloth, osage, wool, beadwork, floral, lace
People: Osage
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, ceremonial use

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Osage beaded black felt breech cloth with handmade lace and floral design
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
circa 1900
Materials/Techniques: 
handmade lace, glass, felt
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.1159
Department: 
Not On View

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