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Woman’s dress with scalloped trim beading, fringe, and metal jingles. / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

This is a standard pan-Indian dress made for powwows or public performances in the 20th century. During this time, tribal specificity becomes less apparent in material culture. This dress may have been made by any tribe in Oklahoma.

Tags: hide dress, beaded
People: Native American, Cheyenne
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, ceremonial use

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Woman’s dress with scalloped trim beading, fringe, and metal jingles.
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Arapaho (artist and user)
Date: 
19th century - mid-20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, glass, cotton, metal
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.1798
Department: 
Not On View

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