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.