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child's buckskin shirt
  • United States
  • child's buckskin shirt, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, seeds, sequin
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 53 x 59 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 7/8 x 23 1/4 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3851

The small buckskin shirt has fringe at the ends of the sleeves, along the shoulder seam and neckline, and a "V" of fringe under the neckline on the front. There are two tabs on either side of the bottom edge with fringe on the tabs only. The bottom edge is jagged. There are three large brown seeds strung on three fringes and one sequin near the neckline.