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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Southern Arapaho 9 Oklahoma 71
Descriptions
pigment 539 feathers 641 tanned elk hide 2
Names
Ghost Dance dress 3
Subjects
crescents 3 stars 36 corn 2 sage stems birds 78 circles 32
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
L: 54 in, width: 54 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mary J. and James R. Jundt
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment, Religious Attire. Ghost Dance dress made of hand-tanned elk hide, yoke style, painted with pigments (light blue, green blue and red). Fringe on arms, down sides and around bottom. Fringe on body of dress with plumes and ermine attached, hide hair left on leg ends. Painted designs include cross-shaped stars, crescents, circles, birds (ravens and magpies), corn and sage stems, blue and green bars on calf area of dress.
Publication:
Journal: Western American Literature: Quarterly Journal of the Western Literature Association; Lessons from the Past: The Cliff Dwellers ans New Historicism; Michael Tavel Clark; Utah State University, Logan, page 426
Accession Number:
NA.204.4

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