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Donor Name:
Army Medical Museum  Search this
Culture:
Cheyenne  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Not Given, Walnut Creek, Near, Kansas, United States, North America
Notes:
FROM CARD: "PART OF GRAVE ESCORT GOODS, CHEYENNE CHILD'S BURIAL. CONSISTS OF BAND OF BEAVER FUR, WITH CROWN, TIES AND LINING OF BLACK TAFFETA. TECHNICAL IDENTIFICATION OF THE TEXTILE MADE BY MISS WINDHORST, DIV. OF TEXTILES, USNM, MAY 1947. "TAFFETA, A LIGHT, A SMOOTH, GLOSSY, CLOSE, WEIGHTED FABRIC IN PLAIN WEAVE WOVEN ON A POWER LOOM; THREAD COUNT 200 X 124 WITH WARP THREADS MUCH FINER THAN WEFT THREADS MAKING A SURFACE OF THE FABRIC RIBBED WITH WARP ALONE SHOWING; SKEIN-DYED OR PIECE DYED WITH NATURAL LOGWOOD DYE; USED AS THE TIES, CROWN, AND LINING OF A FUR CAP. THIS TEXTILE COULD HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED IN ENGLAND OR IN THE UNITED STATES"." SEE B.A.E. 1ST ANNUAL REPORT, PP. 162-3.
Record Last Modified:
11 Dec 2014
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
001622
USNM Number:
E8867-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3324a4604-acc5-43f5-9d1b-a3b4acaad30c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8484982