mantas (Hopi dresses)

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Scope note
Cotton or wool dresses worn by Southwest Native North American women, primarily Navajo and Pueblo (Hopi, Zuni) communities. Often richly embroidered along the hem of the dress. Used in ceremonies such as the Basket Dance and the Butterfly Dance.
Accepted term: 22-Jul-2024