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Fringed leather boy's shirt with ocher pigment

Essay/Description

Buckskin shirt with yellow pigment and long fringe.

Curatorial Remarks

Southern Plain's boy shirt. The ocher pigment is characteristic of Southern Plains.

Tags: yellow stain, yellow ocher pigment, boy's shirt, leather fringe, hide
People: possibly Kiowa or Comanche
Places: Southern Plains
Purpose: domestic use, ceremonial events

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

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Title(s): 
Fringed leather boy's shirt with ocher pigment
Creator(s): 
Unidentified (Author)
Culture: 
Native American; possibly Kiowa or Comanche
Date: 
circa 1900
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, ocher
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
89.143
Previous Number(s): 
8926.143; 37861
Department: 
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