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Girl's dress made of hide with fringe and beaded detailing / Unknown

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Child's brain-tanned buckskin dress with long, handcut fringe on sleeves, down sides, and across hem of dresswith extra fringe tabs on sleeves and dress hem where beading and cones also evident. Double bar beaded elements either side of neck opening with triple row lazy stitch band across yoke with floating box elelments and pendant double thong fringe trimmed with glass tube beads below neckline. Similar narrow band at waist and running "mountain" beaded element with bead fringe across bottom. Beaded bar elements on either shoulder on back. Green, red, and yellow ochre evident.

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Title(s): 
Girl's dress made of hide with fringe and beaded detailing
Creator(s): 
Unknown;
Thomas and Mariana Wallrabenstein;
Hugh C. and Aletha Silcox
Culture: 
Native American; Cheyenne
Date: 
early 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, glass, metal, silk
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of Thomas E. and Mariana Wallrabenstein and Hugh C. and Aletha Silcox
Accession No: 
84.3152
Previous Number(s): 
TL2004.59.2
Department: 
Not On View

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