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Historical Tidbit Thursdays - The Comanches - Clothing - #TidbitThursday


Welcome back to our weekly blog - Historical Tidbit Thursdays!

This week I'm jumping back into our lessons on the Comanche people and today we'll take a look at their articles of clothing.

Warriors - normally only wore a breechclout (or loincloth) and moccasins. They might wear leggings painted blue and decorated with beads, the same with their moccasins or booties. For ceremonial purposes, they would wear a decorated buckskin shirt.

Women - wore long, full, fringed and decorated buckskin skirts and shirts.

Young girls - were naked except breechclouts (or loincloths).

Buffalo robes and fur hats were worn in winter to protect against the cold.

Comanches: The Destruction of a People by T.R.Fehrenbach; ISBN#0-306-80586-3

Photo Credit: By Elbridge Ayer Burbank(Life time: 1858-1949) - Original publication: 1897-U.S.AImmediate source: http://www.harvard-diggins.org/Burbank/Years/1897/1897_Chosequah.htm, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26312263

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