Tigertail bigshirt. Early 20th century. Shirt has a faded pink background with one band of diamond patchwork on the bottom of shirt, and each arm has two bands of patchwork. The rest of the shirt has bands of color. Shirt is quite faded.
Reportedly purchase in 1929. Original note, which is fragmented along the top, reads, "was Chief Tiger Tail's dress that he was wearing when shot. And That he must not be buried nor the garment washed until after the damage has been mended. I bought the garment as soon as it was dry. It has been in my family possession since that time." signed "Dr. H.E. Harvey, Sept. 2, 1963; Bought 3/22/1929" Additional notes, dated 1963 and on reverse, received "as a gift April 1972"
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