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Dance breechcloth / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

Breechcloths were generally made out of broadcloth in the early 20th century due to the lack of availability of buckskin.

Tags: breechcloth, leather, green, red, blue, fringe
People: Native American
Places: Oklahoma
Purpose: ceremonial use, dances

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

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Title(s): 
Dance breechcloth
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Wieghorst Studio Collection (Collection)
Culture: 
Native American
Date: 
circa 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, glass
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
From the Olaf Wieghorst Studio Collection. Gift of Mrs. Olaf Wieghorst
Accession No: 
84.2401
Department: 
Not On View

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