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Plains Indian Beadwork and Regalia from the Anthropology Collection

 

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This is the latest in a series of exhibits featuring seldom-seen highlights from the Anthropology collections. Two rare items featured are a Lakota Winter Count depicting significant events in the years 1798-99 through 1904–05, and a unique Cheyenne coat painted with depictions of a horse raid. They are joined by many colorful beaded bags, moccasins, and other artifacts from the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Entrance to exhibit is included with general Museum admission.

http://www.sbnature.org/exhibitions/804.html

 

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Source: Santa Barbara Museum Nataural History / Road Trekin Adventures

 

 

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