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Woven dance belt made of commercial yarn colored in pink and teal / Florence Brown

Curatorial Remarks

This belt is constructed using the heddle weave technique.

Karen Berry, Cherokee artist, 2019.

This belt appears to have been woven on a flat loom.

Tags: stomp dance, ceremonial clothing, flat loom, commercial yarn, Pink, teal, woven dance belt
People: Muscogee (Creek)
Places: Okmulgee, Oklahoma, Creek Nation
Purpose: ceremonial events, social events, stomp dance

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

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Title(s): 
Woven dance belt made of commercial yarn colored in pink and teal
Creator(s): 
Florence Brown
Culture: 
Native American; Muscogee (Creek)
Date: 
1998
Place: 
Okmulgee, Oklahoma, Creek Nation
Materials/Techniques: 
wool
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
95.21
Department: 
Not On View

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