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Woman's Dress

Arts of the Americas

CULTURE Cheyenne
MEDIUM Elk skin, beads
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 50 1/4 x 37 in. (127.6 x 94 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Percy Jackson
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Woman's elk skin, short-sleeved dress with beadwork decoration at neckline. Beaded geometric figures in red, white, pink; green, blue and yellow on a pale blue background run in a narrow strip across the front and back of dress. Very simple effect. The sides and bottom of the dress are fringed.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Cheyenne. Woman's Dress, 20th century. Elk skin, beads, 50 1/4 x 37 in. (127.6 x 94 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Percy Jackson, 43.156.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.43.156.1_view1.jpg)
    IMAGE front, CUR.43.156.1_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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