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Object Number:2013-15-1A
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma
Provenience: Oklahoma
Ponca City
Culture Area: Plains (Culture Area)
Maker: Janet Littlecrow
James Littlecrow
Date Made: 2013
Early Date: 2013
Late Date: 2013
Credit Line:Purchased from Janet and James Littlecrow, Sharpe Fund, 2013


Jingle dress made by Janet and James Littlecrow, 2013. The dress (a) is a short sleeved bright turquoise blue dress with a zipper down the back, four red and yellow accents on the front, and four horizontal rows of metal tin cones, which are all attached to the lower portion of the dress front and back. Today, jingle dresses are a kind of Native American regalia regalia often worn by female powwow dancers across North America who wish to dance this style. The dress is worn with the wide hide belt made by James Littlecrow (b).

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Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now: (01 Mar 2014 - 01 Jan 2021)View Objects in Exhibition

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