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Pottawattamie Indians

Description: Art work by George Winter. Pottawattamie Indians (written in blue watercolor and blue ink, block capitals, lower center; 2.2 cm. below lower edge of composition). Inscribed, upper right: "#64" (in red ink).Six men (one astride horse) and three women, standing, seated on ground or on tree trunk, in forest clearing. Men's attire includes turbans, ruffled and plain shirts (one belted), sash with fringed tail, blankets, winged leggings, moccasins; one with long queue tied with ribbon bow; two men smoking short stemmed pipes. Women wearing blouses (one fitted) with trimmed capelike collars, multi-strand necklaces, hourglass-shaped hair bow. Horse has bridle with forehead ring and fringe, fringed breast collar, saddle with stirrups, decorated blanket, cropped tail. Circa 1860s-1870s.
Scanned from a 4 x 5 in. color transparency.
Origin: 1860-1876
Created By: Winter, George, 1810-1876;
Publisher: Tippecanoe County Historical Association
Collection: George Winter
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Subjects: Indians of North America--Indiana
Indians of North America--Women
Indians of North America--Clothing & dress
Ink drawings

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