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Antique Native American Beaded Child's Vest, Sioux (Plains), 19th Century


A child's beaded vest constructed of native tanned hide and beaded in blue, white-heart red, white and metallic trade beads. Pictorial design elements include cross or cruciform motifs and winged diamonds. A Nomadic tribe, the Sioux are associated with areas of the great plains of the United States including present-day North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Montana. Measurements listed include the Stand. The vest alone (when laid flat) measures 12.5 x 13 inches. Custom display Stand is included.  


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    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
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    H 18 in. x W 10 in. x D 5.75 in.

    H 45.72 cm x W 25.4 cm x D 14.61 cm

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    Denver, CO
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