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Catalog Number 10220-17
Title Watch Band, Beaded; Geometric
Object Name Band, Beaded
Description Watch band made of large rectangular piece of dark orange colored leather. Front of the band is decorated with a geometric pattern. The beadwork is loom woven. The colors of beads used are: blues, red, yellow, green, orange, white, maroon, black and silver. In the center of the beaded design is an open hexagon shape intended for a watch. Two sides of this area have leather loops on them for attaching the watch. The edges of the leather are trimmed with dark blue beads. The band closes with two metal snaps.
Date 1982
Year Range to 1982
Culture Sioux/North American Indian
Material leather, glass beads, steel, thread
Made Yellowhorse, Wesley
Makers mark DOT--ON STEEL SNAPS
Height (in) 0.025
Length (in) 8.75
Width (in) 2.625
People Yellowhorse, Wesley
Other Name Band, Watch
History Watch band made by Wesley Yellowhorse, Sioux, circa 1982.
Credit line N.S.H.S. Foundation, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection N.S.H.S. Foundation