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Dark navy wool blanket with ribbonwork design and colorful beadwork / Unknown

Essay/Description

This dance blanket is made of a dark navy stroud cloth with zigzag decorative ribbon work at the top and bottom of the blanket. The blanket is decorated with a buckskin band near the center with glass beads and with three medallions and ribbons.

Curatorial Remarks

This blanket has a beaded strip attached to it with ribbon.

Tags: blanket, wool, beadwork, ribbon
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): 
Dark navy wool blanket with ribbonwork design and colorful beadwork
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Kaw
Date: 
19th century - 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
wool, hide, glass
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.3052
Previous Number(s): 
TL1999.54.63
Department: 
Not On View

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