Object photography

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Object description

  • Plains artist
  • Bib, before 1908
  • Leather, glass, quill, brass
  • Great Plains, United States
  • H: 10 1/2 in, W: 4 in (H: 26.7 cm, W: 10.2 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1908
  • E10383


This is a bib made out of tanned deerskin and backed with white cotton cloth. There is a red cloth neck strap. The object is ornamented with vertical strips of red and white quills, and has yellow, white and blue glass beaded edging. The bib also has four thongs wrapped with red quill with brass bells at the ends. There are tin tassels with red hair along the bottom edge.