Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCCLO1579

Category: Dress

Region: Plains

Tribe: Kiowa

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Army tenting, Army flag, red ocher, tin cones, cloth, paint, feathers, cotton thread.

Description: Made from canvas with a flag across the yoke. Tin cones hang across the dress with feathers tied to the tips of a painted half moon. Three green painted birds on the front with stars and stripes painted on the back.

Dimensions: Height 57 inches width 55 inches


Exhibited in the Ghost Dance Dress show at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 62

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