Skip Navigation

Blue Beaded Belt

Arts of the Americas

CULTURES Sioux or Cherokee
MEDIUM Pony beads, buckskin or deerskin, quills, seed beads
DATES 1800-1848
DIMENSIONS 39 x 3 1/4 in. (99.1 x 8.3 cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 50.67.29
CREDIT LINE Henry L. Batterman Fund and Frank Sherman Benson Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Plain deerskin, double thickness woman’s belt with blue pony beads wrapped around both edges. Small black seed beads are used near the fringes. At one time the end fringes were wrapped with orange quills, now mostly disappeared.
RECORD COMPLETENESS
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome any additional information you might have.