The items of personal adornment on this pathway were created to enhance beauty, show status, and indicate cultural identity.

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Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) artist

Jacket, late 19th century

  • Leather, glass, brass
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Sioux artist

Breast ornament, late 19th-early 20th century

  • Bone, leather, brass, cowry shell
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Haudenosaunee and Penobscot artist

Glengarry cap, late 19th century

  • Silk, wool, glass
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Jesse Monongya (Hopi and Diné (Navajo), birth 1952)

Spiritual Hand, 2002

  • Gold, opal, coral, turquoise
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Diné (Navajo) artist

Biil (two-panel rug dress), late 19th century

  • Wool, dye
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Mi'kmaq (Micmac) artist

Pair of moccasins, early 19th century

  • Leather, wool, glass, silk
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Possibly Huron artist

Moccasins, early 1800s

  • Deerskin, silk, metal
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Diné (Navajo) artist

Wrist guard, mid-late 19th century

  • Leather, silver, turquoise
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Muscogee (Creek) or Seminole artist

Shoulder bag, 1820s

  • Wool, cotton, glass
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Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) artist

Doll, late 19th century

  • Leather, velvet, glass, cotton
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