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Plains Indian Museum

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common raven feathers

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Accession Number: NA.403.221

Date : ca. 1870

Dimensions: width: 20 in, L: 13 in

Credit Line: The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe

Remarks: Fully beaded mask bordered or fringed in feathers - typical of Blackfoot or Blackfeet. "Star" on either side, as well as "boxed hourglass." yellow looped beads at eye holes = "Thunder" Feat in book, "American Indian Horse Masks," 206. by Michael Condrey, pg. 31.

Synopsis: horse mask- Blackfoot- Canada- Kainai- glass beads- tanned hide- cotton thread- silk ribbon- common raven feathers- Fully beaded mask bordered or fringed in feathers - typical of Blackfoot or Blackfeet. "Star" on either side, as well as "boxed hourglass." yellow looped beads at eye holes = "Thunder" Feat in book, "American Indian Horse Masks," 206. by Michael Condrey, pg. 31.

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