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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Kiowa 37 Gaigwa 4 Oklahoma 71
Descriptions
teeth 36 Beads 2617 seed 1420 fringe 575 elk 52 deerskin 352 mescal bean 2
Names
dress 135
Subjects
floral 651 triangular 31 lines 41 Diamond 223
Date:
1920
Dimensions:
L: 45.75 in, sleeve to sleeve: 31.75 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Two piece deerskin dress with fringe. Bodice beaded around the neck in diamond design with three abstract floral designs below it and above a row of elks teeth with a mescal bean at each end. Bottom of the bodice is cut into four triangluar tabs with a floral design and edge beading on each. Skirt has two small beaded strips going around the skirt.
Accession Number:
NA.202.442

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