The short sleeve summer dress. Believed to have been made from army blanket wool. Has the rare metal secrums with ribbon, cross decorations. Note the ribbon worn clear through, from age.
Only time , and age wears silk that that. 3 to 4 generation wear.
Dates back pre 1900's. Sioux Reservation by a man from Montana. Believe same reservation is still there.
Condition report: as expected with an item from early 1900's there are missing beads, some missing coins, erosion to fabric, discoloration, dirt and tear to fabric and loss to fabric. Please review all the photos as part of description. Thank you and please contact me for additional photos. Feel free to ask me any questions and I will gladly answer any questions you might have. Overall Dimensions: 52"H x 50.6"W across sleeve to sleeve.
Weights approximately 3.4 lbs. The item "Rare Native American Santee Sioux Trade Wool Woman's Dress 184 Coins Pre 1900" is in sale since Friday, February 12, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1800-1934\Clothing & Moccasins". The seller is "clamdigger24" and is located in Bothell, Washington.
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