Plateau Beaded Buckskin Shirt
Size: L. 33"
A large Plateau man's fringed buckskin shirt with beaded strips and beaded medallion at the neck. The shirt is very traditional with open sides with just buckskin ties, It shows wear at the neck and sleeves, The beaded geometric pattern is the same on the sleeve and shoulder strips and is repeated on the beaded band forming a bib at the neck. The leather is thick, probably elk. The shirt was collected in Eastern Washington.