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Man's polka dot silk shirt with green ribbon and pleated bodice / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

Ribbon shirts were worn for a variety of reasons, but they were most commonly associated with straight dance clothing. This style of shirt became an inter-tribal style among the south and southwestern United States. There may be regional differences in these styles.

Tags: ribbon, shirt
People: Osage
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, ceremonial use, formal attire

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

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Title(s): 
Man's polka dot silk shirt with green ribbon and pleated bodice
Creator(s): 
Unknown;
Ty Stewart;
Walters
Culture: 
Native American; possibly Osage
Date: 
19th century - 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
silk
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Ty Stewart Collection
Accession No: 
99.50
Previous Number(s): 
9927.50
Department: 
Not On View

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