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Tiered dance skirt set on blue polycotton / Helen Fish

Curatorial Remarks

This type of skirt may have been worn at a stomp dance. This skirt was commissioned by the Gilcrease Museum in the late 1990s by Helen Fish.

Tags: skirt, stomp dance
People: Muscogee (Creek), Helen Fish
Places: Southeast, Eastern Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, ceremonial events

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

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Title(s): 
Tiered dance skirt set on blue polycotton
Creator(s): 
Helen Fish
Culture: 
Native American; Muscogee (Creek)
Date: 
1997
Materials/Techniques: 
synthetic fiber, silk, rubber, cotton, satin
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
99.247
Department: 
Not On View

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