FILTER RESULTS × Close
Skip to Content ☰ Open Filter >>

NASC Outreach 2016

Showing 8 of 19


Cheyenne Artist



Child's Dress, c. 1930
Beads on leather
33 1/4 x 26 in. (84.46 x 66.04 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Leatherworking and beadworking
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Abernethy
Accession Number: P5242
Soft, pale buckskin with thin fringe on all edges. Floral Beadwork on neck. Red, white, and blue ribbons tied to fringe across front. An example of a combination of themes: Midwestern beading and South Plains construction and mescal beads. Can be dated by lack of painting- R. Conn.

Materials
leather, mescal beans and glass beads

Attribution
Can be dated by lack of painting- See R. Conn Report (1978)

Commentary
Mescal beans are traditional ornaments for clothing of the Southern Plains groups. THe abstract floral beadwork and ribbon decoration reflect design influences of relocated Midwestern peoples.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979

Bibliography
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 76, fig. 259.

Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keyword
This object has the following keywords:

Dimensions
  • Overall Dimensions: 33 1/4 x 26 in. (84.46 x 66.04 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

Bibliography List
This object has the following bibliographic references:

Portfolio List Click a portfolio name to view all the objects in that portfolio
This object is a member of the following portfolios:


Your current search criteria is: Portfolio is "NASC Outreach 2016".




The content on this website is subject to change as collection records are researched and refined and may be subject to copyright restrictions.
For further inquiries, contact Associate Director/Registrar Steve Comba at steven.comba@pomona.edu.