19th Century Plains Indian Dresses by Susan Jennys


This book is a comprehensive craft guide on women's dresses of the Northern, Central and Southern Plains, as well as the Plateau. The author provides historical background about the tribal styles in vogue from the time of Lewis and Clark to the beginning of the reservation period. Highly detailed instructions on how to recreate both cloth and hide dresses are augmented with over 100 excellent illustrations of techniques, layout, women's accessories, and dsigns. Includes early photos and paintings of the period, along with exquisite original examples from world collections.

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