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Purple taffeta dress with lavender satin ribbon / Carol Rachlin

Curatorial Remarks

This dress may be modeled after the style of a leather Southern Plains dress. John White and Theodor De Bry's early depictions of Southeastern tribes show a very different style of clothing.

Tags: purple, satin, dress, bow, gown
People: Southeastern tribes
Places: Southeast, Eastern Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use

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

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Title(s): 
Purple taffeta dress with lavender satin ribbon
Creator(s): 
Carol Rachlin
Culture: 
Native American; Southeast
Date: 
20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
satin
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift from the Marriott-Rachlin Collection
Accession No: 
99.323
Previous Number(s): 
TL2005.20.18
Department: 
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