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Catalog Number 10220-13
Title Belt Buckle, Beaded; Geometric
Object Name Buckle, Belt
Description Belt buckle made of metal, leather and glass beads. Buckle is rectangular with angles at the corners. The design on the buckle is geometric and features an 4 point star. The star design is rendered in orange, dark blue and yellow beads against a pale blue beaded background. The edges of the buckle are trimmed with dark blue beads. The beadwork is loom woven on cotton thread and then attached to leather. The back of the buckle is covered with leather and has a metal loop and hook to attach to a belt.
Date 1981
Year Range to 1981
Culture North American Indian/Sioux
Material leather, glass beads, metal, thread
Made Yellowhorse, Wesley
Length (in) 5.812
Width (in) 2.125
People Yellowhorse, Wesley
History Belt buckle made by Wesley Yellowhorse, Sioux, circa 1981.
Credit line N.S.H.S. Foundation, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection N.S.H.S. Foundation