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Fingerwoven garters in red, green, and purple with fringe and white beaded trim / Sean Standingbear

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Finger woven garters are worn during the summer straight dances. The garters are worn over the leggings as part of straight dance clothing. Although part of a man's straight dance clothing, men and women can wear them over leggings.

Tags: wool, beads, purple
People: Osage, Sean Standingbear
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: ceremonial use, domestic use

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

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Title(s): 
Fingerwoven garters in red, green, and purple with fringe and white beaded trim
Creator(s): 
Sean Standingbear;
Ty Stewart
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
wool, glass
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Ty Stewart Collection
Accession No: 
84.1876a-b
Previous Number(s): 
8427.1876 a-b
Department: 
Not On View

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