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Blue Beaded Belt

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Pony beads, buckskin or deerskin, quills, seed beads
DATES 1800-1848
DIMENSIONS 39 x 3 1/4 in. (99.1 x 8.3 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 50.67.29
CREDIT LINE Henry L. Batterman Fund and Frank Sherman Benson Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Sioux (Native American). 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)
IMAGE overall, CUR.50.67.29.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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 dissappeared.
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Sioux (Native American). <em>Blue Beaded Belt</em>, 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)