Woman's Dress, c. 1930
Beads on leather
x 43 5/16 in. ( x 110 cm)
leather, cowrie shell and glass beads
See R.Conn report (1978)
The fine fringe and sparse beadwork, traditionaly in Southern Plains garments, are evident in this dress. Shells were a material prized long before the introduction of glass beads, and their use continued. During the 1930s, Southern Plains artists preferred "all-white" clothing to traditional painted hide garments.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 76, fig. 258.
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Native American Art from the Permanent Collection.
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection
Galleries of the Claremont Colleges.
Claremont, CA, 1979
Page Number: 76, Figure Number: 258
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