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Front and back beaded wool breechcloth aprons / Julia Pipestem

Essay/Description

Boy's apron

Curatorial Remarks

The moccasins appear to be a Kiowa or Comanche style. This outfit may have been worn at a powwow or a straight dance.

Tags: powwow, dance, wool, bells, ribbonwork, straight dance
People: Otoe-Missouria
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: ceremonial events, powwow, dance

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

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Title(s): 
Front and back beaded wool breechcloth aprons
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: 
84.829d-e
Department: 
Not On View

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