Beads Tag

  • Object: Dress (Flapper Dress)

    Object: Dress (Flapper Dress)

    Oct 01, 2018

    It’s a dress, but what kind of dress is it? This item is a pink, two-tiered dress that looks to be a party dress resembling a popular fashion trend in the Roaring Twenties known in America as the ‘Flapper’ girl. [...]

    Read More
  • Object: Pouch (Plains Indian Pouch)

    Object: Pouch (Plains Indian Pouch)

    Oct 01, 2018

    Range of Plains Indians at the time of first European contact. Image via Wikimedia Commons. Museums often receive objects with little known history. This beaded buckskin pouch was given as a gift to the Institute of Texan cultures many years [...]

    Read More
  • Object: Club (Ute Indian Tribe)

    Object: Club (Ute Indian Tribe)

    Sep 27, 2018

    Pre-contact Ute tribes. Map via: University of Utah, http://www.utefans.net Native Americans have a rich history in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Prior to the arrival of European settlers, the Ute consisted of eleven nomadic tribes, spread throughout what is [...]

    Read More