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Woman's red wool shawl with red, gold, navy, and green ribbon work and embroidered flowers / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

It is not common to see embroidery on this style of blanket. Instead, it will typically contain beadwork or ribbonwork.

Tags: ribbonwork, embroidery
People: Osage
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: formal events

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

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Title(s): 
Woman's red wool shawl with red, gold, navy, and green ribbon work and embroidered flowers
Creator(s): 
Unknown;
Bob Block
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
mid-20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
wool, satin
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Purchase from Bob Block
Accession No: 
97.289
Department: 
Not On View

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