Crow Elk Tooth Dress

Impressive Crow elk tooth woman’s dress on blue trade cloth. Red cloth yoke or collar decorated with a row of elk teeth above a row of light blue beadwork at the collar binding. Top half of the body and three-quarters down the sleeves, is decorated with elk teeth front and back. The bottom of the dress in trimmed in bands of ribbon work and various beads. Circa 1890s, 46" long.

From a Distinguished Private Colorado Collection

Lot 229, Brian Lebel's Mesa Auction - January 21, 2017
Sold $17,700