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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Previous owner:
Irvin S. Cobb (Irving S. Cobb), Non-Indian, 1876-1944  Search this
Laura Spencer Cobb (Laura Spencer Baker Cobb/Mrs. Irvin S. Cobb), Non-Indian, 1876-1967  Search this
Seller:
Laura Spencer Cobb (Laura Spencer Baker Cobb/Mrs. Irvin S. Cobb), Non-Indian, 1876-1967  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
William Shirley Fulton (William S. Fulton), Non-Indian, 1880-1964  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's dress
Media/Materials:
Hide, cowrie shell/shells, glass bead/beads, brass bell/bells, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Painted, lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Dimensions:
140 x 31.5 x 144 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Oklahoma; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1880-1920
Collection History:
Collection history unknown, but said to have been purchased from its owner in 1890; formerly in the collection of Irvin S. Cobb (1876-1944, a New York City author, journalist, and humorist); purchased by MAI in 1945 from Irvin Cobb's widow, Laura Spencer Cobb (1876-1967), with funds donated by William Shirley Fulton (1880-1964, an archaeologist, founder of the Amerind Foundation in Dragoon, Arizona, and MAI trustee).
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Catalog Number:
20/8052
Barcode:
208052.000
See related items:
Niuam (Comanche)
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_222189