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Tracing the Emergence of Pan-Indian Conventions of Dress in the Collections of the American Museum of Natural History (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Claire Heckel.

During the late-19th and early- 20th centuries, professional ethnographers/archaeologists and amateur collectors amassed more than 3,000 artifacts of dress and adornment from 17 cultural groups that are now part of the "Plains" collections at the American Museum of Natural History. These objects constitute a material record of conventions of dress that were inconsistently recorded at the time of artifact collection. Drawing on archaeological and ethnographic records, historical documents, and...