A Kiowa girl's dress.
[Describing all parts in girl's costume E152840-0 through -1] Dress: Poncho-style top attached to skirt with scalloped tabs below seam on front, bodice painted yellow with blue and green on sleeve edges. Skirt has vertical blue stripes on front, rows of blue spots on back, yellow painted hem and red fringe. Narrow lanes of lazy stitch beadwork at neck and on skirt. 28" (71 cm). (from Merrill, William L. et al. 1997. A Guide to the Kiowa Collections at the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 40. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.)