Woman's skirt

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Culture/People
Seminole
Artist/Maker
Rosa Billie, Seminole
Donor
Nancy B. Langhorne, Non-Indian
Previous owner
Nancy B. Langhorne, Non-Indian
Mollie R. Boettger, Non-Indian
Donor
Mollie R. Boettger, Non-Indian
Commissioner
Edith M. Boehmer, Non-Indian, 1905-1990
William D. Boehmer, Non-Indian, 1905-1990
Object Name
Woman's skirt
Media/Materials
Cotton cloth, zipper, thread, hook and eye fasteners, clothing snaps
Techniques
Sewn, pieced
Dimensions
76.5 x 32.5 x 112.5 cm
Object Type
Clothing/Garments
Place
Big Cypress Reservation; Hendry County; Florida; USA
Date created
circa 1950
Collection History
One of a pair of skirts commissioned by Edith M. Boehmer (1905-1990) and William D. Boehmer (1905-1990), founders of the Seminole Craft Guild, as gifts for Mollie R. Boettger and Nancy B. Langhorne, who were the daughters of close family friends; donated to NMAI by Nancy B. Langhorne and Mollie R. Boettger in 2009.
Catalog Number
26/7177
Barcode
267177.000
See related items
Seminole
Clothing/Garments
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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