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NA.502.9
Northern Plains | natal char...
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NA.502.9 | ca. 1890 | L: 5.375 in, width: 2.5 in | The Mr. & Mrs. Sandberg collection given in memory of Babe and Sandy Sandberg by their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. Claude Phillips | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Tanned, orange and black overlay bead decoration on top, green bead border. Tin cones and red feather puffs on legs. | na.502.9.jpg | NA.502.9.JPG | natal charm | tin | Beads | feathers | tanned | Red | hide | seed | cones | puffs | orange | deer | black | green | Northern Plains

NA.504.38
Northern Plains | Sioux | pi...
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NA.504.38 | ca. 1890 | L: 16.75 in, width: 9.5 in, quilled section: 6 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Tanned, single row of black plastic beads along top edge and bead border down each side to lazy stitch beaded panel in open door tipi and geometric design, Wrapped quillwork tassles below panel with buckskin fringe attached. | NA.504.38.JPG | na.504.38v2.jpg | na.504.38v1.jpg | open door tipi design | geometric | pipe bag | lazy stitch | black | Buckskin | Beads | tanned | wrapped | tassles | quills | plastic | fringe | porcupine | hide | deer | seed | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.702.2
Yankton Sioux | Northern Pla...
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NA.702.2 | modern | L: 20.5 in, width: 24.5 in | Communication and Media of Exchange: Writing and Records. Tanned with painted design of a chief on his horse. | NA.702.2.JPG | na.702.2.jpg | a Chief on his horse | pictograph | painted | hide | deer | Yankton Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.507.18
Northern Plains | doll and h...
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NA.507.18 | ca. 1900 | doll length: 7 in | Gift of Lucile M. Wright | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Stuffed female doll and horse. Doll has tanned dress. Horse is tanned hide with saddle. Bead decoration on dress, overlay beaded decoration on boot moccasins, and on saddle bags, horse neck decoration. Black painted spots on horse. Horse hair braids on doll and name on horse. | BBHC Cody Enterprise column: “Your Museum Matters” – December 1, 2008 From our collection: As kids, parents, and everyone in between are thinking toys and games this holiday season, we’re reminded that not only are playthings a part of numerous cultures, they’ve been around for ages, too. A civilization’s toys can tell a good deal about its beliefs, priorities, or everyday life. For instance, Native American toys helped prepare children for adult responsibilities. They were often miniature replicas of tools and implements, and play imitated adult tasks. The first dolls made by Lakota and other Plains tribes were simple figures of clay or rawhide cutouts stuffed with buffalo hair or grass. The detail in doll clothing helped an Indian girl learn her family’s way of making household objects. Finally, they were typically made by grandparents and rarely had much detail so features could be left to a child’s imagination. Photo caption/credit: Northern Plains doll and horse, ca. 1900. Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming. Gift of Ms. Lucile M. Wright. NA.507.18 | NA.507.18.JPG | NA.507.18.jpg | horse | spots | doll and horse | trade | hide | seed | hair | pigment | Beads | deer | cloth | horse | tanned | Northern Plains

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.202.305
Northern Plains | Sioux | ve...
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NA.202.305 | ca. 1935 | L: 11.5 in, width: 12 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Boy's -- Tanned, deer hide, with applique bead decoration in floral and eagle design. Lined and back piece of blue linen type cloth. Buckskin thong ties on front. | na.202.305.jpg | floral | eagle design | vest | deer | blue | seed | cloth | hide | trade | Beads | linen | tanned | applique | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.109.79
Southern Plains | fan | deer...
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NA.109.79 | overall length: 20.5 in, feather lengths: 9.75 in | Utensils and implements - Toilet Articles. Peyote fan - twelve hawk feathers with buckskin wrapped bases. Orange and blue duck feathers at bases. Buckskin handle with wrapped bead decoration in multi-color design in peyote stitch. Twisted buckskin fringe at bottom of handle. | NA.109.79.JPG | na.109.79.jpg | multi-color | bead decoration | fan | deer | seed | hawk | duck | Beads | hide | feathers | Southern Plains

NA.106.83
Plateau | Nez Perce | bag | ...
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NA.106.83 | ca. 1905 | L: 12.5 in, width: 11.25 in | Utensils and implements - Household. Bag - twined corn husks with color dye decoration. Multi-color geometric design on one side; multi-color diamond and parallelograms on other side. Buckskin thong handle. | NA.106.83Side1.JPG | NA.106.83Side2.JPG | na.106.83v2.jpg | na.106.83v1.jpg | Diamond | geometric | multi-color | parallelogram | bag | deer | hide | husks | corn | dye | Plateau | Nez Perce

NA.202.621
vest | deer | four | black |...
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NA.202.621 | L: 23.25 in, width: 17.75 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Deer hide front, white spots, brown hair. Cloth lining, Black cloth back. Two pockets, four buttons. | NA.202.621.JPG | na.202.621.jpg | vest | deer | four | black | buttons | cloth | lining

NA.202.162
Northern Plains | Sioux | Mo...
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NA.202.162 | ca. 1905 | L: 4.75 in, width: 2.125 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Baby's -- Tanned, deer hide, fully beaded (including soles) in geometric design, overlay. | NA.202.162A&B.JPG | NA.202.162.jpg | NA.202.162view2.jpg | geometric | Moccasins | deer | seed | overlay | fully beaded including soles | Beads | tanned | hide | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.504.226
Cheyenne | Montana | tobacco...
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NA.504.226 | 1875 | L: 21.25 in, width: 4.375 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold R. Tate | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Deerskin with four two fingered tabs hanging from top, edges beaded with black and orange and ends have two tin cones. Beaded strip around top and down each side. Beaded panel at bottom same on front and back, turquoise boxes with red centers featuring black, white and orange stripes, also some yellow. Tin cones strung on fringe at bottom of bag, top of fringe. | NA.504.226.JPG | na.504.226.jpg | boxes | stripes | tobacco bag | deer | seed | tin | yellow | White | cones | fringe | orange | turquoise | hide | Beads | black | Cheyenne | Montana

NA.504.224
Crow | Northern Plains | tob...
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NA.504.224 | 1885 | L: 32.625 in, width: 6.5 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold R. Tate | Credit line: Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold R. Tate. FUNCTION: Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Deerskin, four finger top with turquoise and red beading on edges. Beaded strips up each side. Beaded panels front and back in hourglass design. Front is pink with red crosses enclosed, blue outline on turquoise ground. The back is green instead of pink and has no crosses. --1986 Purchase. Photographed 2-6-87. | NA.504.224.JPG | na.504.224v1.jpg | na.504.224v2.jpg | outlines | hourglass | crosses | tobacco bag | green | deer | blue | seed | pink | Beads | turquoise | Red | hide | Crow | Northern Plains

NA.202.182
Northern Plains | Sioux | Mo...
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NA.202.182 | ca. 1930 | L: 10 in, width: 3.375 in, H: 10.5 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Tanned, deer hide, fully beaded vamp in lazy stitch geometric design, triple border lane along bottom edge. Beaded star on back of top. Beaded border lane along edge of top. Rawhide soles. **Supposedly belonged to Eagle Woman** | NA.202.182A&B.JPG | NA.202.182dtl2.jpg | NA.202.182.jpg | NA.202.182dtl1.jpg | geometric | star design | Moccasins | deer | seed | Beads | soles | rawhide | tanned | hide | lazy stitch | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.202.210
Northern Plains | shirt | de...
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NA.202.210 | ca. 1890 | bodice length: 37 in, sleeve length: 27 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Red wool shirt with overlay bead shoulder, sleeve, neck and back tabs on deer hide in geometric design. Brass buttons on beadwork. Fringe extending from all tabs. Row of ribbon around bodice of shirt. Serrated edge along bottom of shirt and sleeves. Neck edge bound with green cloth. Ribbon and feather tassles on sleeves. | NA.202.210.JPG | na.202.210v1.jpg | na.202.210v2.jpg | geometric | shirt | deer | fringe | feather | green | tanned | hide | ribbon | Red | brass | cloth | wool | trade | buttons | tassles | seed | Beads | Northern Plains

NA.202.124
Cheyenne | Northern Plains |...
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NA.202.124 | ca. 1890 | L: 9.75 in, width: 3.5 in | Gift of Ms. Lucile M. Wright | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Tanned, deer hide, overlay and lazy stitch beaded keyhole design on vamp. Border lane along bottom edge, up center back and across vamp. Rawhide soles. | NA.202.124A&B.JPG | na.202.124.jpg | keyhole design | Moccasins | deer | soles | lazy stitch | seed | hide | rawhide | tanned | Beads | overlay | Cheyenne | Northern Plains

NA.302.25
Cheyenne | Montana | dew clo...
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NA.302.25 | ca. 1920 | L: 155.25 in, width: 113.5 in | Structures and Furnishing: Dwellings and Furnishings. Canvas strip with 14 rosettes, red white hearts, white, black and yellow; from the center of each rosette and in between each one a buckskin string wrapped with dyed corn husks, loop at end with deer dew claws; center of canvas beaded strips black, yellow red white hearts, white beads; spaced tuffs of yarn on beaded strips; down middle of canvas buckskin strips wrapped in corn husks with deer dew claws | NA.302.25.JPG | NA.302.25.JPG | rosettes | dew cloth | tipi | liner | deer | canvas | dew claws | string | dyed | yarn | corn husks | glass beads | deer hide | Cheyenne | Montana

NA.202.334
Cheyenne | Northern Plains |...
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NA.202.334 | ca. 1885 | L: 13.875 in, width: 5.125 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Girl's -- Buckskin with lazy stitch bead panel at bottom in red animal and blue, red, green and yellow geometric designs on white background. Single row of metallic tacks along bottom edge. | NA.202.334.JPG | NA.202.334.view2.jpg | geometric | Animal | legging | deer | Beads | metal | blue | seed | yellow | hide | tacks | green | White | Red | lazy stitch | Cheyenne | Northern Plains

NA.106.49A
Sioux | Northern Plains | st...
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NA.106.49A | ca. 1900 | L: 14.375 in, width: 21.75 in | Utensils and implements - Household. Storage bag - tanned with lazy stitch bead decoration in geometric design, on blue background. Tin cone and gold horse hair danglers attached. | NA.106.49.JPG | na.106.49a.jpg | lazy stitch | bead decoration | storage bags | deer | tin | tanned | horse | seed | hide | hair | Beads | Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.403.63
Crow or Nez Perce | Northern...
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NA.403.63 | ca. 1900 | overall length: 54.75 in, width: 12.625 in | Transportation: Land Transportation. Buckskin with canvas lining on underneath side. Red wool panel with lazy stitch multi-color triple bead row decoration attached along top back edge. Strip of green wool cloth attached to top of fringe with serrated edge. Long buckskin fringe at each side. **No opening in saddlebags. | na.403.63.jpg | triple row decoration | saddlebags | deer | fringe | green | seed | hide | cloth | Red | multi-colored | trade | Beads | wool | lazy stitch | lining | Buckskin | canvas | Crow or Nez Perce | Northern Plains or Plateau

NA.507.87
Assiniboine | Shawl, Angie |...
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NA.507.87 | H: 17.25 in, L: 11.375 in, width: 9.5 in, Base Length: 4 in, Base Width: 4 in | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Male, Fancy Dancer -- Molded leather face with beaded eyes and mouth, painted eyebrows and lashes, black yarn braids, deer and porcupine hair roach with 2 white and black feathers, loom beaded headband with 2 rosettes and a silver forehead ornament, beaded white, orange, rust and green; rust polyester knit body with loom beaded necklace, belt, armbands and cuffs and a hairpipe bone-style breastplate all in white, orange, rust and green, leather hands hold a wood flute with 4 small black and white feathers attached and a brown feather fan, green felt breechcloth decorated with orange and red stain ribbons; leather based bustles with orange, red and royal blue feathers; white hair leggings with jingle bell straps top and bottom; white leather moccasins with sunburst design beaded in clear red, yellow and dark blue; attached to square plywood base. | na.507.87.jpg | rosettes | sunburst | arm bands | deer | feathers | bone | silver | porcupine | paint | polyester knit | hairpipe | felt | metal | seed | wood | yarn | Satin | hair | molded | Beads | leather | Assiniboine | Shawl, Angie

NA.202.340
Arapaho | Northern Plains | ...
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NA.202.340 | ca. 1885 | L: 16.125 in, width: 5.875 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- Upper half of beige muslin dyed with yellow paint. Lower half buckskin with lazy stitch bead panel in multi-color block/cross design on white background. Single row of blue beads along bottom and lower half side edge. | NA.202.340.JPG | NA.202.340.view2.jpg | cross design | block | leggings | deer | paint | seed | White | cloth | multi-color | Beads | muslin | blue | beige | yellow | trade | hide | Arapaho | Northern Plains

NA.203.153
Northern Plains | Sioux | he...
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NA.203.153 | Base Length: 10 in | Bequest of the Adele K. "Pokey" Willoughby Estate | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment. Roach headdress - base of cloth and deer hide and hair, outer section of porcupine hair. Dyed red, green, and black. Buckskin thong attached. Twisted string attached on back. | na.203.153.jpg | NA.203.153.JPG | headdress | deer | black | porcupine | green | hair | hide | string | Red | Tradecloth | twisted | dye | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.202.185
Northern Plains | Crow | Moc...
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NA.202.185 | ca. 1910 | L: 8.5 in, width: 3.25 in, H: 12 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Commercially tanned leather, applique bed decoration in floral design on tops, bead border on edge of top. Soft soles. | NA.202.185A&B.JPG | na.202.185.jpg | floral | Moccasins | deer | Beads | seed | applique | commercially | tanned | hide | Northern Plains | Crow

NA.203.200
Northern Plains | gauntlets ...
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NA.203.200 | ca. 1940 | L: 14.875 in | Dr. Robert L. Anderson Collection | Personal Adornments & Ritual Regalia. Object: Pair of gloves (gauntlets) - buckskin with overlay bead decoration of red flowers on blue background. Single bead flower on glove top. Fringe along outside cuff edge. Stitched star on back side of cuff. | NA.203.200.A&B.JPG | na.203.200.jpg | star | overlay | Red | flowers | bead decoration | gauntlets | deer | seed | hide | Tradecloth | Beads | Northern Plains