19th Century Plains Indian Dresses at long last provides a book devoted to women's dresses and
accessories. Covering the Northern, Central and Southern Plains, as well as the Plateau, this
comprehensive craft guide shows how to recreate both cloth and hide dresses of the 19th century, as well as
the accessories worn with them. Using original texts and other period source material, the author discusses
the historical background and tribal styles in vogue from the time of Lewis and Clark to the beginning of
the reservation period. Susan Jennys, author.
19th Century Plains Indian Dresses is lavishly illustrated with drawings by Alex Koslov
and many fine, full color photos of some of the most exquisite original examples from world collections, this
beautiful volume contains a wealth of information that no Indian craftworker or living history buff will
want to be without.
The highly detailed instructions on making various dress styles are augmented with over 100 excellent
illustrations of techniques, layout, women's accessories, and designs, along with 82 full color photos of original
examples, and 25 early photos and paintings of the period. 104 pages, full color, softbound.