Portrait of She Came Spotted (seated) an unidentified Native American Sioux woman, posed outside on a fur skin rug in front of a painted backdrop of a Lakota style Indian war record, Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota. Photo: ca. 1890.
Apache Girl's Ceremonial Two Piece Puberty Dress, 20th c., composed of beaded hide with long fringe, with steel studs, conchos, and tin cones, consisting of a top and skirt, along with a beaded cravat and a pair of beaded hide boots, Top- H.- 32 in., Skirt- H.- 32in.
DUNN GIRL— Dentialia cape with a glass trade bead necklace over a trade cloth dress trimmed with “hawk” bells, flat trade buttons, dentalia and what appears to be imitation elk teeth. The belt or “drag” is of trade silver conchos. She is standing on a bobcat skin. ca. 1900’s. 6 ¼ x 8 ¼ inch mounted on 11x14 inch archive rag board.
Girl with Cloth —From the end of girl’s pigtails hang a double set of yarn wrappings. The cape is dentalia shells. The rather elaborate hair pipe front piece is divided by spacers and strands of brass trade beads The belt or “drag” of silver conchos were manufactured by whites for trade with Indians near the end of the 19th Century. 1902. 6 ¼ X 8 ¼ inch mounted on archive rag board.