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Woven dance belt in red, white, and green with beads and fringe / Solomon McCombs

Essay/Description

Card says Pueblo cotton belt, owned by Solomon McCombs

Curatorial Remarks

This is not a Muscogee (Creek) belt. It is Navajo. The weaving technique is distinctive to the Navajo.

Tags: woven, dance, belt, wool, beadwork
People: Navajo
Places: Southeast, Eastern Oklahoma
Purpose: ceremonial events

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

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Title(s): 
Woven dance belt in red, white, and green with beads and fringe
Creator(s): 
Solomon McCombs
Culture: 
Native American; Muscogee (Creek)
Date: 
20th century
Place: 
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Materials/Techniques: 
wool, cotton, glass
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
94.64
Previous Number(s): 
9437.64; 27949
Department: 
Not On View

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