Blue Beaded Belt
Arts of the Americas
Pony beads, buckskin or deerskin, quills, seed beads
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Henry L. Batterman Fund and Frank Sherman Benson Fund
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Sioux. Blue Beaded Belt, 1800-1848. Pony beads, buckskin or deerskin, quills, seed beads, 39 x 3 1/4 in. (99.1 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.29. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.67.29.jpg)
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Plain deerskin, double thickness woman’s belt with blue pony beads wrapped around both edges. Small black seed beads are used near the fringes. At one time the end fringes were wrapped with orange quills, now mostly disappeared.
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