Girl's Dress

Louisa Littlechief (Mrs. Victor Little Chief), Tsistsistas / American, 1875 - 1937, Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Central Plains, Plains

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after 1900

Native-tanned elk or deer hide, glass beads, bone (imitation elk teeth), Sophoro beans, sinew, and thread

Overall: 30 5/16 × 24 15/16 in. (77 × 63.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Guido R. Rahr, Sr., Class of 1951P

985.47.26603

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Attached Tag: "Made by Mrs. Victor Little Chief"

Exhibition History

Patterns of Life, Patterns of Art: The Rahr Collection of Native American Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 2-June 19, 1987.

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Publication History

Barbara A. Hail and Gregory C. Schwarz, Patterns of Life, Patterns of Art: The Rahr Collection of Native American Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1987, p.74, no.136, ill., p.34.

Provenance

Made by Mrs. Victor Little Chief (1875-1937); collected by Guido Reinhardt Rahr, Sr. (1902-1985), Manitowoc, Wisconsin; given to present collection, 1985.

Old Number

RAHR #:166

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