did they wear?
Babies wore patchwork dresses.
At about age 3,
the boys continued to wear a knee length one piece garment. The girls
moved to a 2 piece garment - a blouse with puffy sleeves and a wide
As a girl grew older, she had to wear three long skirts at
the same time.
The Seminole made patchwork clothes, carefully hand
sewn. Some had appliqué and embroidery. Some had silver jewelry sewn
on them. Clothes were bright and cheery.
Jewelry: The Seminole made and wore many rings
and bracelets made of silver.
The women wrapped necklaces
of beads around their necks.
Beads and Bead Customs
Return to the Southeast