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NA.403.86
Crow | horse chest decoratio...
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NA.403.86 | 1905 | overall length: 32.625 in, overall width: 15 in | Gift of Mrs. Henry H.R. Coe | Transportation, Land Transportation. Canvas backed, two beaded strips with beaded panel at the bottom with hawk bells and bead fringe; strips have red wool at top and green wool edging; hourglass beadwork design in blue, green, yellow, red nd white intermixed with red wool; panel stylized geometric and curvalineal floral design in red, green, yellow, white and lavendar on blue ground. | NA.403.86.JPG | na.403.86.jpg | na.403.86s.jpg | NA.403.86.jpg | strips | hourglass | curvalineal floral | stylized geometric | horse chest decoration | Beads | seed | green | wool | hawk | White | canvas | yellow | Red | bells | lavendar | blue | fringe | Crow

NA.502.47.4
Northern Cheyenne | Northern...
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NA.502.47.4 | L: 2 in, width with fringe: 2.5 in | Anne Black Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Bead and leather; fan shaped, blue with black and white design and fringe; leather back with safety pin sewn to it. | NA.502.47.1-.6.JPG | na.502.47.4.jpg | fan shaped | pin | Beads | White | leather | seed | fringe | black | blue | Northern Cheyenne | Northern Plains

1.69.80
target ball | glass | blue
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1.69.80 | 1890 | Diameter: 2.5 in | Glass target ball, blue, plain except for seam lines around ball, one-third distance from bottom then vertically to top and around top quarter; short and slightly flared neck. Used for target shooting prior to the 1890's when clay piegeons became more popular. | 1.69.80.jpg | 1.69.80.jpg | 1.69.80.jpg | target ball | glass | blue

NA.502.7
Northern Plains | natal char...
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NA.502.7 | ca. 1890 | Diameter: 3.875 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Tanned, blue and black overlay bead decoration on top, black painted bottom. Charm shaped as a snake. | na.502.7.jpg | NA.502.7.JPG | snake shape | natal charm | Beads | tanned | paint | seed | deer | overlay | hide | black | blue | Northern Plains

NA.502.184
Plains | Native American Chu...
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NA.502.184 | ca. 1940 | overall length: 23.75 in, feather length: 9.5 in, feather width: 1.5 in, handle length without fringe: 6.125 in, Diameter: .75 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Twenty-two assorted small feathers (brown, black, blue, gray, striped), all trimmed on one with edges pinked, all have tiny feathers attached at white leather wrapped bases which are attached to a netting beaded white wood handle with a design of zigzags in dark clear red, red, orange, yellow, clear amber, taupe, lavendar, royal blue, turquoise, aqua, clear light blue, clear pale green, clear light green, clear blue-green and white with blue stripes with a wide pink band containing a light blue cross, 2 black and white feathers and a red, white and blue flag; white round braided loop at handle bottom attaches to a similar loop on a tassle with netting beaded black and white feathers on a red, orange and yellow ground with twisted white cord fringe; to 3 fringes are tied a cross, an arrow and a star charms; all beading done in tiny seed beads. Magpie feathers, pheasant feathers, Red Tailed hawk feathers, Flicker feathers, eagle feathers | NA.502.184.JPG | na.502.184.jpg | flag | stripes | feathers | cross | zigzag | Native American Church | fan | feather | pinked edges | star | blue | loop | assorted | fringes | pheasant | black | one | beading | leather | glass beads | striped | round | wrapped | feathers | red tail hawk | eagle | Cord | flicker | brown | handle | wood | Gray | arrow | braided | magpie | trimmed | netted | twenty-one | charms | twisted | cross | small | White | Plains

NA.505.9
Sioux | Northern Plains | ha...
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NA.505.9 | ca. 1890 | L: 15.75 in, width: 13.75 in, H: 3.25 in | Gift of Irving H. "Larry" Larom Estate | Ritual and Recreation: Musical Instruments. Rawhide with wooden stick frame. Painted in red and yellow ochre sections with buffalo in center with blue outline on yellow background. | na.505.9.jpg | NA.505.9.JPG | buffalo | hand drum | Red | painted | rawhide | yellow ochre | cover | frame | wood | blue | Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.403.91
Nez Perce | saddle blanket |...
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NA.403.91 | 1870 | wide at widest point: 33.25 in, L: 56 in | Transportation: Land Transportation. Beaded buffalo hide. Hair not removed but forms pad. Beaded edge at each end. Red squares with white border on blue ground, yellow and blue diamond at two corners, red wool trim on other edges. | NA.403.91.JPG | na.403.91.jpg | NA.403.91.jpg | Diamond | squares | saddle blanket | blue | with hair | Beads | seed | yellow | Red | White | hide | buffalo | wool | Nez Perce

NA.504.155
Sioux | pipe bag | blue | wr...
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NA.504.155 | 1895 | overall length: 34 in, L: 17.575 in, width: 7.75 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Leather with beaded horse and rider design in silver metallic beads, blue, red, green and yellow on white ground; beaded band; red horse on one side with brass metallic beads; quill wrapped fringe red, white, blue and plain leather fringe; quill tassle with metal cones and orange feathers at the bottom. Pokey was a member of the staff at Valley Ranch in the 1920's and 1930's. | na.504.155v1.jpg | na.504.155v2.jpg | horse and rider | pipe bag | blue | wrapped | leather | green | Beads | Red | metal | silver | brass | metallic | seed | quills | feathers | orange | White | yellow | porcupine | cones | fringe | Sioux

NA.202.605
vest | blue | green | dark b...
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NA.202.605 | 1900 | L: 20.25 in, width: 16.75 in | Gift of Hope Williams Read in memory of Barry Williams | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Leather, fringed around arms and around bottom. Fully beaded lazy stitch geometric designs in dark blue, red white hearts, metallic silver, blue and green on white ground. Also star designs down middle on the back. Edges bordered with dark blue and metallic silver beading. | NA.202.605.JPG | na.202.605v1.jpg | na.202.605v2.jpg | star designs | geometric | vest | blue | green | dark blue | leather | lazy stitch | metallic silver | red white hearts | seed | fringe | White | Beads

NA.202.759
Sioux | South Dakota | Mocca...
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NA.202.759 | 1935 | L: 9.25 in, width: 3.5 in, H: 2.75 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Deerskin, hard soled, red cloth on top edge. Beaded lane down foot and around bottom with box designs in turquoise, dark blue and red whtie hearts on white ground. Box designs in white and red whtie hearts on blue fill between strips. | NA.202.759.A&B.JPG | na.202.759.jpg | lanes | box designs | Moccasins | blue | dark blue | White | Beads | red white hearts | seed | deerskin | Red | cloth | turquoise | Sioux | South Dakota

24.85.3
headdress | blue | yellow | ...
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24.85.3 | width of cap: 8.5 in | Gift of Mrs. T.R (Neva) Goodwin | Description: Buffalo horn headdress; buffalo hide cap with hair on and 2 black horns attached at sides; red wool trailer with 30 dark brown eagle feathers, feather quill ends wrapped with red wool with a yellow wool strip in the center and blue plumes attached, all feather tips trimmed with bright yellow plumes, first feather tipped with yellow and red plumes. | 24.85.3v1.jpg | 24.85.3v2.jpg | headdress | blue | yellow | porcupine | wool | quills | hide | horns | eagle | Red | buffalo | feathers | plumes

NA.202.895
Eastern Sioux | jacket, man'...
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NA.202.895 | 1910-1920 | L: 29.625 in, chest circumference: 45.25 in, sleeve length: 21.5 in | Gift of H. Peter Kriendler | Printed on white cloth tag sewn in back of neck: P. KRIENDLER | Dress and Adornment, Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Man's jacket. Lightly smoked braintanned buckskin with small stand-up collar. Zigzag cut bottom edge in bottom front and back yoke seams, around armhole bordering yoke and in underarm sleeve seams. Yoke front and back and triangular "cuffs" on sleeve ends have zigzag overlapped quillwork. Mirror image floral motifs in red, orange, yellow, green and purple. Most sewing is by hand with various colors of thread except side seams which are overlapped and machine stitched. Front has 6 Navajo cast silver flower buttons with inset turquoise center. Six front fringes have old wound glass beads on them in dark red, orange, blue and dark amber. White cloth tag sewn at back neck with inscription. | na.202.895v1.jpg | na.202.895v2.jpg | floral | jacket, man's | blue | smoked | hand sewn | Red | amber | Navajo | glass | turquoise | bead | Buckskin | braintanned | silver | porcupine | cast | orange | thread | quills | machine stitched | Eastern Sioux

NA.202.513
Cheyenne | Northern Plains |...
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NA.202.513 | 1895 | L: 36.5 in, width: 16 in | Adolf Spohr Collection; Gift of Larry Sheerin. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Deerskin, fringed down flaps and around bottom, painted yellow. Beaded lazy stitch strip on leather sewn down side, stepped triangles and crosses in blue, green and red on white ground. Two smaller beaded strips on flap and around bottom in white, red, dark blue and blue. Mescal beans strung on twisted leather fringe next to beaded white and blue cross designs on flap. | NA.202.513.A&B.JPG | na.202.513.jpg | strips | crosses | stepped triangles | leggings | blue | lazy stitch | fringe | mescal beans | Beads | green | paint | twisted | deerskin | leather | seed | White | dark blue | yellow | Red | Cheyenne | Northern Plains

NA.202.372
Southern Plains | Southern C...
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NA.202.372 | ca. 1880 | L: 31 in, width: 10.25 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Leather with blue, red and yellow on white background; very small cut seed beads, lazy stitch at ankle edge and verticle trim with double seed bead edging; picot seed bead edges at bottom edge; beadwork on the bottom with German silver mini concho decoration, cut seed beads. | NA.202.372.jpg | leggings | lazy stitch | blue | mini | Beads | conchos | picot | yellow | cut | Red | White | german silver | leather | seed | Southern Plains | Southern Cheyenne

NA.202.548
South Dakota | Sioux | dress...
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NA.202.548 | 1890 | L: 35.125 in, width: 36.625 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Girl's dress-- Blue wool, white selvedge edge around bottom, orange cloth around bottom and sleeve edges. Yoke decorated with seven rows of dentallium shells with clear beads between each row. | NA.202.548.JPG | na.202.548.jpg | dress | blue | Beads | dentallium | cloth | shells | Clear | wool | orange | White | seed | South Dakota | Sioux

NA.403.124
Sioux | Arapaho | bridle | s...
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NA.403.124 | ca. 1895 | L: 21 in | Gift of Hope Williams Read | Transportation: Land Transportation. Leather bridle with bit; leather strips along sides, beaded with geometric design in dark blue, red and silver on blue ground, rosettes at front of strips bead in red and white with strip of red cloth attached to center; leather strip across brow band beaded with rectangle design in blue and red on white ground, rawhide dangles wrapped in red, white and purple porcupine quills with tin cones and red feathers at ends attached to front of strip, rosettes at each end with red quills and white beads, white cloth strips attached to center of rosettes. | NA.403.124.JPG | na.403.124.jpg | rectangle design | geometric | bridle | seed | blue | leather | cloth | porcupine | dangles | dark blue | Beads | silver | cones | Red | feathers | tin | White | quills | rawhide | purple | Sioux | Arapaho

NA.202.468
Eastern Sioux | South Dakota...
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NA.202.468 | 1890 | L: 17.5 in, width: 25 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Deerskin; canvas backing, brown and blue cloth binding. A flap folds down. Two rows of floral beading with a row of diamonds and dots at the edge. Beading in many colors outlined in white. Three rows of two floral designs beaded on flap. Blue cloth ties. | NA.202.468.A&B.JPG | NA.202.468.JPG | NA.202.468.JPG | NA.202.468.jpg | floral | diamonds | dots | half leggings | blue | seed | canvas | cloth | ties | Beads | deerskin | brown | multi-colored | binding | Eastern Sioux | South Dakota

NA.504.241
Cheyenne | Tongue River Indi...
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NA.504.241 | 1870 | L: 39.875 in, width: 4.75 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Deerskin with four tabs around the top; tabs are edge beaded in blue, orange and white with blue and yellow designs in the center; tab ends have tin cones with horse hair; beading around top and down sides of bag in white, blue, pink and yellow; beaded panels at bottom are identical on each side, alternating blue and white bands with the center portion alternating with blue and yellow; remnants of porcupine quills wrapping at the top of the fringe with tin cones just below it. | na.504.241.jpg | NA.504.241.JPG | bands | tobacco bag | blue | Beads | pink | horse | remnants | deer | porcupine | hide | cones | orange | quills | tin | White | fringe | seed | yellow | hair | Cheyenne | Tongue River Indian Reservation Montana

NA.302.89
Gros Ventre | MFG. by Blackf...
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NA.302.89 | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Canvas; painted with Indian on horse chasing two horses, one with saddle, in black; pin wheel and large eagle feather in white, black, green, yellow, blue and red; white stars on blue ground at top; white stars on red ground base;---G.V.I. H.C. Tipi. | NA.302.89.JPG | Indian on horse chasing two horses | pin wheel | large eagle feather | stars | saddle | tipi | blue | canvas | painted | yellow | black | green | Red | White | Gros Ventre | MFG. by Blackfoot Canvas Co., Blackfoot, Ida. | painted by Al Chandler

NA.507.48
Central Plains | Iowa | doll...
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NA.507.48 | L: 2.25 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Tanned with two black and lilac cloth flaps extending from ankle edge. Flaps beaded in overlay geometric design on blue background. Soft soles. | NA.507.48.JPG | na.507.48.jpg | geometric | doll moccasins | blue | hide | tanned | Beads | seed | deer | lilac | Tradecloth | black | Central Plains | Iowa

NA.202.627
South Dakota | Sioux | vest ...
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NA.202.627 | 1895 | L: 24 in, width: 22.25 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- White with red polka dot cloth lining. Fully beaded lazy stitch with triangles and jagged lines and fence design around bottom. Red, dark blue, blue and metallic silver on white ground with red borders. | NA.202.627.JPG | NA.202.627v1.jpg | NA.202.627v2.jpg | triangles | fence design | jagged lines | vest | blue | Beads | seed | lazy stitch | lining | cloth | dark blue | metallic silver | Red | White | polka dot | South Dakota | Sioux

NA.202.617
Montana | Crow | vest | blue...
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NA.202.617 | 1900 | L: 19.75 in, width: 16 in | Gift of Mrs. Henry H.R. Coe | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's --Deerskin with red leather on edges. Fully beaded lazy stitch, geometric designs. Boxes and double crosses on front, triangles and double crosses on back in blue, green, red white hearts and yellow on white ground with green borders. | NA.202.617.JPG | na.202.617v1.jpg | na.202.617v2.jpg | geometric | triangles | double crosses | boxes | vest | blue | Beads | deerskin | green | red white hearts | lazy stitch | yellow | Red | seed | leather | Montana | Crow

NA.202.45
Northern Plains | Sioux | bl...
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NA.202.45 | ca. 1890 | L: 74 in, width: 62 in, beaded strip width: 5.375 in | Adolf Spohr Collection; Gift of Larry Sheerin. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Red and blue wool with vertical stripes towards center, lazy stitch beaded strip in geometric design with rosettes. | NA.202.45.JPG | na.202.45.jpg | geometric | rosettes | blanket | blue | Beads | lazy stitch | Red | wool | trade | cloth | seed | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.202.600
Eastern Sioux | South Dakota...
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NA.202.600 | 1920 | L: 21.25 in, width: 20 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Deerskin front, tan cloth lining and back, orange and red cloth binding on leather edges. Star shaped floral beaded designs in pink, black, green, yellow and blue. | NA.202.600.JPG | na.202.600v1.jpg | na.202.600v2.jpg | floral | star shaped | vest | blue | black | green | lining | seed | orange | Beads | pink | tan | binding | cloth | deerskin | Red | yellow | Eastern Sioux | South Dakota