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Wedding Blanket


Artist Unknown (Apsaalooka (Crow))


19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G261
Wedding Blanket, Artist Unknown (Apsaalooka (Crow))
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Beadwork | Animal hide, beads, bells
Size: 46 1/2 x 65 1/2 in. (118.11 x 166.37 cm) (without ties)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region
Culture: Apsaalooka (Crow), North America, United States, Great Plains region
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: large piece of hide with ties at top; separated strips of beads- five narrow strips with bands of color followed by wider strips with diamond and triangle designs; larger bead and bell pendants at bottom; "DOES ANYTHING" written and incised in green at to
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the N. Bud and Beverly Grossman Foundation in honor of Dr. Evan M. Maurer, Director Emeritus, for his visionary leadership of The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1988-2005
Accession Number: 2004.70.17
Added to Site: March 1, 2009