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Woman's underdress/slip

USA; Oklahoma; Caddo County; Fort Cobb

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  • Format/Object name:

    Woman's Battle Dress, worn by female relatives of warriors of the Ton-Kon-Ga (Kiowa Black Leggings Society)

  • Date created:


  • Artists/Makers:

    Vanessa Paukeigope Jennings, Kiowa, b. 1952

  • Place:

    Fort Cobb; Caddo County; Oklahoma; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Wool cloth, hide, elk tooth/teeth (imitation), glass bead/beads, metal cones, ribbon, brass bell/bells, sequins, commercially tanned leather, metal items, wood, commercially produced fabric patches/insignia, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, wrapped, painted, beaded, etched

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    NMAI purchase from the artist in 2006.

  • Dimensions:

    125 x 167 cm

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