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Wool dance trailer with beaded designs and satin edging / Julia Pipestem

Essay/Description

Boy's dance trailer

Curatorial Remarks

A young boy would have worn this dance trailer. It is part of a straight dance outfit. A ribbon shirt was most likely worn with this dance trailer. The breechcloth appears to be smaller than normal for this type of dance trailer. The moccasins are Southern Plains style.

Tags: wool, Southern Plain style moccasins, beaded designs, satin, bells
People: Otoe-Missouria
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: ceremonial events, dance, public events

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

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Title(s): 
Wool dance trailer with beaded designs and satin edging
Creator(s): 
Julia Pipestem (Artist);
Harry Roy Red Eagle (Made for);
Gregory Perino (Collection)
Culture: 
Native American; Otoe-Missouria (artist), Osage (user)
Date: 
1960
Place: 
Hominy, Oklahoma, United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
wool, rayon, glass
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gregory Perino Collection
Accession No: 
84.829c
Department: 
Not On View

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