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beaded rosette
  • Plains peoples
  • beaded rosette, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: Great Plains, United States
  • buckskin, beading
  • Object Diameter: 5.5 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0512

The round beaded medallion is backed with buckskin and edged with translucent red and orange. The center design is a six-pointed pink star, outlined with orange, dark blue, and green. It has a white band around the green points. The negative space between the arms of the star and the white band is filled with "Vs" of white, translucent red, and medium blue.