Specializing in Native American Crafts Since 1916

Vintage Apache Dress Yoke

SKU: 900132694




Vintage Apache dress yoke adorned with beads, fringe, conchos and cones. This dress yoke is worn during the Apache Sunrise ceremony to celebrate a young woman's puberty. It was commonly worn when a young girl would go through a four day ceremony in which she would leave her childhood behind and becomes a woman. She would become a living representation of White painted women, the mother of the Apache people.

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