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Catalog Number 00594
Object Name Dress
Collection Anna Konad
Year Range from 1915
Year Range to 1921
Tribe Kiowa
Description Kiowa girl's beaded, cream brain tanned deer hide dress made by Anna Konad. Multi-colored beading along top edge of collar. 2 floral designs at top of dress, both on front (light blue and white) and back (light blue, white, red). Triangular flaps on front and back. Front flaps have border of multi-colored beads and 3 strands of dark blue, white, and red beads on each end. On back, triangular flaps have border of multi-colored beads, floral design in light blue, red, and white, and 9 beaded strands. Bottom of dress has design of beaded floral pattern with 2 beaded strands (most missing) on ends on both front and back. Ends of both sides have beaded pattern on both front and back. Fringe sleeves, fringe border all the way around dress, except collar. White and red, and white and green beads run parallel to fringe. Deerskin thongs matching dress color on top and middle of both the front and back.
Dimensions W-16 L-34 inches
Material buckskin, beads
Provenance Susie Peters "helped sell"
Search Terms clothing
bead
Native American
women
Category Native American Clothing