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Girl's Dress


Artist Unknown (Tsistsistas (Cheyenne))


c. 1860-1870

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G261
Girl's Dress, Artist Unknown (Tsistsistas (Cheyenne))
Girl's Dress: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | Animal hide, beads, bone
Size: 35 3/4 x 26 in. (90.8 x 66 cm) (including bottom fringe)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region
Culture: Tsistsistas (Cheyenne), North America, United States, Great Plains region
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: fringe at hem and sides with long fringe around arm openings; sleeveless; rectangular areas of geometric beading (mostly white) on shoulders with iridescent blue and matte beads around neck; 2 rows of bone fragments carved to resemble elk teeth on chest a
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Jud and Lisa Dayton
Accession Number: 2000.24
Added to Site: February 28, 2009