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Beaded blanket strip with geometric design / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

Blanket strips could be reused if a blanket became worn out. This design appears to be unusual, but very little is known about Kaw design elements.

Tags: blanket, strip, beaded
People: Kaw
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use

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

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Title(s): 
Beaded blanket strip with geometric design
Creator(s): 
Unknown;
Mary and Lawrence Bryan
Culture: 
Native American; Kaw
Date: 
20th century
Place: 
Ponca City, Oklahoma
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, glass, cotton
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary Thompson Bryan and Lawrence E. Bryan
Accession No: 
84.3045
Previous Number(s): 
TL1999.54.52
Department: 
Not On View

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