Authentic American Indian Beadwork

Authentic American Indian Beadwork

The Year the Stars Fell

The Year the Stars Fell

Identity By Design

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Identity by Design: Tradition, Change, and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses

Edited by:
Emil Her Many Horses, Oglala Lakota

This beautiful book presents a fascinating array of complete women's and girls' outfits dating from the 1830s to the present, including dresses, shawls, shoes, belts, bags, fans, and hair accessories. Also included is historical and contemporary background information on Native life and Native women and their dress. To accompany a major exhibit of the same name at the NMAI in March 2007.

The book, edited by award-winning beadwork artist and NMAI curator Emil Her Many Horses (Oglala Lakota), presents a fascinating array of Native women's clothing from the Plains, Plateau, and Great Basin regions of the United States and Canada, dating from 1830s to the present and including dresses, shawls, moccasins, belts, bags, and hair accessories.

Product Details
  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Smithsonian (February 6, 2007)
  • ISBN-10: 0061153693
  • ISBN-13:978 0061153693
  • Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.2 x 0.9 inches
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