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Woman's dress and accessories  (Clothing/Garments)  "circa 1930"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1920-1940

Materials:

Hide, glass bead/beads, pigment/pigments, brass bell/bells, metal cones, mescal beans, cotton cloth, german silver ("nickel silver"/copper-nickel alloy), commercially tanned leather

Techniques:

Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, edge beaded, painted, fringed, hammered, strung

Dimensions:

119 cm (dress)

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Plains, Native Americans, North America, Plains, Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)

State:

Oklahoma

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Mrs. Marjorie Page Schauffler (1897-1983); possibly collected by members of her extended family who were active in missionary work at Colony, Oklahoma, on the Cheyenne-Arapaho Reservation from 1897 until the 1930s; donated to MAI by Mrs. Schauffler before 1983.

Source ID:

NMAI_266845

Catalog Number:

25/1049

Album Name:

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