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Nez Perce Dress / 1890 / Published

Nez Perce Dress / 1890 / Published

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A two-piece dress constructed from native-tanned buckskin, decorated with thread-sewn cowrie shells along the shoulders, with red and green bugle bead suspensions, terminated by brass bells. The shoulder strips consist of large translucent green, white, and red beads. A sinew-sewn commercial leather belt accents the dress. Accompanied by a custom wall mount. 

Ex Delwin and Karen Bokelman collection (not including belt);
Ex Manitou Galleries, Santa Fe;
Ex Private collection, NM

53" long, 46" wide (arm to arm)

Published: Sacks, Jeff. "Precious Dreams: A Photo Essay Of The Art Collection Of Delwin and Karen Bokelman"
(Delwin and Karen Bokelman, Jeff Sacks; 2006), pg. 16. 


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