Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCCLO57

Category: Shirt

Region: Plains

Tribe: Kiowa

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Native tanned buckskin, green ocher, mescal beans

Description: Soft buckskin with V cuts across the bottom and from the shoulders to mid-body. Green ocher covers entire shirt and twisted fringe, which is selectively long and short. Mescal beans decorate the left shoulder and sleeve.

Dimensions: Length 40 inches


Henry Balink Collection, a well known Santa Fe painter.


Used as a prop in many paintings by Henry Balink


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 57

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