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“Breastplate” is a warior's ornament for the upper torso, made of long tubes (called “hairpipes”) and various beads (metal, shell or glass), divided by thick leather spacers in a number of sections hanging down over torso to protect from injury. Breastplate is an item of medicine significance or an item that shows men's status.
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Central Plains Breastplate with Gorget (replica)

SKU: 4023.08.01

Historically accurate replica of a bone hairpipe breastplate with German silver gorget of the Indian Wars era (c. 1870s) made for me by brilliant American Plains artists

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Shell hairpipe breastplate with Gorget (replica)

SKU: 4034.08.01

Historically accurate replica of a shell hairpipe breastplate with German silver gorget of the Indian Wars era (c. 1870s) made for me by prominent German Plains artist

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