DescriptionAN APACHE GIRL'S BEADED HIDE PUBERTY OUTFIT
composed of a blouse, skirt and boot moccasins, finely tanned and decorated overall with yellow ochre pigment, classic beaded designs stitched in various shades of glass seed beads, metal cones and hide fringe, with old tag attached, inscribed "puberty ceremony" costume used in conjunction with "coming out" dance of the Mt. spirit dancers., White Mountain Apache, collected by Dr. N. Musey, Sept. 30, 1929 (circa 1900)
Lengths: blouse, 20 ½ inches; skirt, 36 inches; boots, 23 inches each
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