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choctaw womans dress

chahta ohoyo chahta ohoyo

posted on July 10, 2011

halito…can anyone send me photos/ideas/patterns on how to make a chahta womans dress…i saw a beautiful one at a powwow here in denton today, and would love to have one for next year’s get together…would also like to know how to make a beaded collar…i do sewn on and peyont stitch beadwork..have never made anything ‘loose’…my grandmother made small necklaces…
yakoke!!!

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on July 10, 2011

try the artist registry.
http://www.choctawnation.com/culture-heritage/artist-registry/clothing/
http://www.choctawnation.com/culture-heritage/social-life-through-the-years/choctaw-ceremonial-dress/

http://www.manataka.org/page474.html

several of these books would probably be available through interlibrary loan. see your local public library for that. you could look at the book and decide if you want to buy it.

gl.

Jennifer Mieirs Jennifer Mieirs

posted on August 11, 2011

If you google it you will see instructions on how to make the dress. Never saw any on the collar…