20th Century Seminole Woman's SkirtEarly 20th Century - Mid 20th Century
Varicolored trade cloth
34 x 46 in. (86.36 x 116.84 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2003.31.1
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Clothing
Culture/Nationality: Seminole, Native American
Collection: Mazelsky Collection
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clothing*, Native American*, North American*, Seminole, skirts*, Southeastern Native American styles*, textiles*
- clothing - Coverings for the torso, limbs, hands, feet, and head for warmth, fashion, or to cover nudity. It generally excludes other items of costume such as jewelry, crowns, and other accessories that are purely decorative or symbolic and have no practical function.
- Native American - Typically reserved to refer narrowly to the cultures of the native peoples of the United States and Canada, excluding the Eskimos and Aleuts. For the indigenous peoples of Canada use the term "First Nations." For the broader concept of the cultures of any native peoples of Central America, South America, North America, or the West Indies who are considered to belong to the Mongoloid division of the human species, use "Amerindian (culture)."
- North American - Refers to the cultures of the continent of North America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Circle, and Central America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America, and North America are parts of the same continent.
- skirts - Main garments of varying length extending from the waist or hip and covering a part of the lower body. Also, the lower part of a dress, coat, or other garment.
- Southeastern Native American styles - Styles belonging to Southeastern Native American cultures.
- textiles - General term for carpets, fabrics, costume, or other works made of textile materials, which are natural or synthetic fibers created by weaving, felting, knotting, twining, or otherwise processing. For works of art or high craft that employ textile as a medium, prefer "textile art (visual works)."
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- Maximum length Dimensions: 34 x 46 in. (86.36 x 116.84 cm)
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