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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.702.31
So-soreh | Northern Plains |...
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NA.702.31 | 1900 | L: 55.125 in, width: 60.75 in | Written on back in blue: PAINTED/BY/KADZIE CODY-SHOSHONI INDIAN/NOVENBEN, 1906/PRESENTED TO F.A. HEPBURN./BY HIS WYPA | Communication and Media of Exchange: Writing and Records. Cow(?) hide, tanned; painted all over one side with horsemen hunting buffalo; the center has a sun dance pole and men dancing around it with others singing; also depicted is a tipi and a rider with a bonnet with a long trailer; colors are black, yellow, blue, green and red. ---Personal property of Mary Jester Allen Helen Cody Allen. | NA.702.31.JPG | na.702.31.jpg | NA.702.31.jpg | sun dance pole | rider with a bonnet with a long trailer | men dancing around it with others singing | tipi | horsemen hunting buffalo | painted hide | hide | cow | pigment | tanned | So-soreh | Northern Plains | Codsiogo | Eastern Shoshone | Cody, Cadzi

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.302.126
Plateau | Nez Perce | tipi |...
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NA.302.126 | ca. 1850 | H: 195.75 in, L: 258 x 222 x 258 x 222 x 102 x 244 x 244 x 108 in, width: 1.5 x 1.5 x 1 x 1.75 x .375 x .375 x 1 in | Gift of Douglas L. Manship, Sr. | Buffalo hide tipi with 4 red, right hand prints around the doorway. Solid red circles in a wavy pattern around exterior. Buffalo tails on tipi with empty red circles around them. Red semi-cirle around each door opening. Approximately 10-12 buffalo hides. Eight leather strips of various strips (B-I). | na.302.126v1.jpg | na.302.126v13.jpg | na.302.126v14.jpg | na.302.126v16.jpg | na.302.126v17.jpg | na.302.126v3.jpg | na.302.126v6.jpg | na.302.126v9.jpg | na.302.126v10.jpg | na.302.126v11.jpg | na.302.126v12.jpg | na.302.126v15.jpg | na.302.126v18.jpg | na.302.126v2.jpg | na.302.126v4.jpg | na.302.126v5.jpg | na.302.126v7.jpg | na.302.126v8.jpg | NA.302.126.jpg | hands | balls | tipi | hide | buffalo | pigment | Plateau | Nez Perce

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.203.933
headdress | Beads | brass | ...
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NA.203.933 | L: 37 in, width: 22.5 in | In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton | Dress and Adornment, Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Headdress consists of a hide skull cap with a seed bead band in front with white ground and two red triangles at either side and a dark blue triangle in the center. There are remnants of hide streamers and a brass bell at each temple. A black buffalo horn protrudes from each side. The top has tattered feathers wrapped in red trade cloth. At the bottom, back hangs long black horsehair "streamers" wrapped in red trade cloth. | na.203.933v1.jpg | na.203.933v2.jpg | triangles | headdress | Beads | brass | horn | hide | horsehair | Tradecloth | buffalo | feathers

NA.202.250
Sioux | Northern Plains | ve...
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NA.202.250 | ca. 1905 | L: 11.75 in, width: 14 in | Gift in memory of Mrs. Ernest R. May, Sr. by her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Ernest R. May, Jr., Woodriver, Wyoming | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Boy's -- Tanned, fully beaded in lazy stitch geometric design on aqua blue background. | NA.202.250.JPG | NA.202.250v2.jpg | NA.202.250v1.jpg | geometric | vest | hide | Beads | aqua blue | lazy stitch | seed | tanned | deer | Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.504.148
Sioux | Northern Plains | pi...
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NA.504.148 | ca. 1915 | L: 20.75 in, width: 6.25 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Buckskin with lazy stitch bead panel with blue and green geometric designs on lilac color background. Blue and red bead border up each side and along top edge. Two bead vertical extensions on top of panel. Rawhide strips below panel with mutli-color wrapped quillwork (fragmentary). Buckskin fringe along bottom. Wrapped quillwork buckskin thongs at top. | na.504.148.jpg | border | geometric | pipe bag | hide | quills | deer | seed | blue | multi-colored | Beads | green | porcupine | lilac | Red | Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.202.293
Northern Plains | Arapaho | ...
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NA.202.293 | ca. 1890 | L: 62 in, width: 27.5 in | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Irving H. "Larry" Larom | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Child's -- Tanned hide with brown fur on one side. Eighteen (18) horizontal rows of wrapped yellow corn husk decoration with orange yarn puffs attached. Yellow wrapped corn husk tassles at bottom with dew claws attached. Single row of brass bells along top row. | NA.202.293.JPG | na.202.293.jpg | robe | hide | fur intact | Animal | tanned | corn husks | yarn | dew claws | tassles | brass | orange | yellow | bells | Northern Plains | Arapaho

NA.202.229
Sioux | Northern Plains | le...
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NA.202.229 | L: 15 in, width: 6 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily Attire And/Or Festive Attire. Woman's -- Tanned, deer hide, bead panel on lower half in lazy stitch geometric and open door tipi design, bead extension on outside edge. Bead border lane along bottom. | NA.202.229.JPG | na.202.229.jpg | geometric | open door tipi design | leggings | hide | lazy stitch | deer | tanned | seed | Beads | Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.202.61
Northern Plains | Crow | leg...
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NA.202.61 | ca. 1900 | L: 14.125 in, width: 5 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Girl's -- Tanned, deer hide, with overlay floral bead decoration panel at bottom (blue background). Red wool tops with strip of blue cloth down the seam. | na.202.61.jpg | NA.202.61AB.JPG | floral | leggings | trade | hide | cloth | Beads | seed | wool | Red | tanned | overlay | deer | blue | Northern Plains | Crow

NA.202.259
Nez Perce | Plateau | vest |...
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NA.202.259 | ca. 1930 | L: 15 in, width: 18.125 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Tanned, fully beaded front in overlay floral deisgn on white background. Lined and back of vest in brown striped cloth. | NA.202.259.JPG | na.202.259.jpg | floral | vest | hide | cloth | trade | striped | brown | tanned | Beads | deer | White | seed | Nez Perce | Plateau

NA.203.1108
Wind River Native Crafts, In...
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NA.203.1108 | L: 12 in, width: 3.5 in | Dress and Adornment, Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Fan made of five mottled brown hawk feathers adorned with a large seed bead rosette of red, aqua and yellow at the base of the feathers. The round grip, colors the same, is beaded in a gourd stitch. The rosette has an ivory hide backing. Ivory hide fringe (2") hangs from the bottom. | na.203.1108.jpg | fan | hide | hawk | feathers | seed | Beads | gourd stitch | Wind River Native Crafts, Inc.

NA.202.35
Northern Plains | Cheyenne |...
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NA.202.35 | ca. 1890 | L: 21.5 in, width: 6 in | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Whitney King, Jr. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- Tanned, deer hide, lazy stitch bead decoration panels in geometric design at bottom portion of legging. Clear globular beads along bottom edge. | NA.202.35.A&B.JPG | geometric | leggings | hide | panels | lazy stitch | globular | tanned | Clear | Beads | seed | deer | Northern Plains | Cheyenne

NA.403.200
stirrup | hide | bead | clot...
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NA.403.200 | L: 7.875 in, width: 5.75 in, H: 5.875 in | Gift of Mr. Irving H. "Larry" Larom | Transportation, Land Transportation. Wood platform and sides, covered in stretched hide and sewn to wood base. Outer side of stirrup has a cut-out design. Four triangles cut-out, with red cloth as a backing. White beaded band outlines design, but a majority of band is gone. Leather strap tied to "handle" of stirrup - appears to be "newer" than the stirrup. Handle has pronounced center ridge. | na.403.200.jpg | stirrup | hide | bead | cloth | wood | leather

NA.106.648
Crow | Northern Plains | sto...
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NA.106.648 | 1870 | L: 17.25 in, width: 17 in | In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton | Utensils and Implements, Household. Buffalo hide bag with fringe down both sides. Flap at top has three holes where it can be tied down. In back are two strips of hide that form a strap. | NA.106.648.JPG | storage bag | hide | buffalo | Crow | Northern Plains

NA.203.143
Sioux | hair ornament | hide...
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NA.203.143 | ca. 1885 | overall length: 33.25 in | Adolf Spohr Collection; Gift of Larry Sheerin. | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment. Object: Hair ornament - rawhide strip with wrapped quillwork on front. Wrapped quillwork tassles attached at bottom with tin cone and blue feather puff danglers. Silver horse hair attached to bottom. | na.203.143.jpg | hair ornament | hide | quills | tin | porcupine | silver | Horse Hair | Animal | blue | feather | puffs | cone | Sioux

NA.203.1140
leggings | hide | fabric | v...
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NA.203.1140 | H: 13 in, L: 18.5 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Leggings of stiff hide covered with black fabric on inside and beaded in "stair-step" geometric designs on face, in colors of mauve, aqua and white, outlined in black. Black hair fringe adorns the length; close with velcro. Leggings resemble ankle bands. | na.203.1140.jpg | stair step | leggings | hide | fabric | velcro | black | White | rose | aqua | hair | Beads

NA.202.146
Plateau | Yakama | Moccasins...
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NA.202.146 | ca. 1900 | L: 10.75 in, width: 4 in | Gift of Dr. Robert L. Anderson. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Tanned, deer hide, fully beaded vamp in lazy stitch diamond design on outer side, five beaded lanes on inner side, one up center back. Soft soles. | NA.202.146A&B.JPG | NA.202.146.jpg | Na.202.146dtl.jpg | diamond design | Moccasins | hide | lazy stitch | tanned | seed | Beads | deer | Plateau | Yakama

NA.202.990
Northern Plains | gauntlets ...
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NA.202.990 | 1930-1940 | width: 7.5 in, L: 14 in | In loving memory of Julia Frost Pasely Morrison | Dress and Adornment, Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Woman's gauntlets of smoked elk hide. Geometric seed bead design on top wrist in two turquoise-outlined in red arows with tiny points of black and green through the center horizontally and vertically. Fringe (4") hangs at the outside edge. Floral cotton lining. | na.202.990.jpg | floral | gauntlets | hide | Beads | smoked | cotton | Northern Plains

NA.102.41
Plains | bow | hide | Animal...
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NA.102.41 | ca. 1880 | L: 41.5 in, width: 1 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Utensils and implements - Hunting (could also be used in fighting). Bow - curved wood, twisted rawhide bow string, sinew wrapped handle. | na.102.41.jpg | bow | hide | Animal | sinew | wood | Plains

NA.203.1278
Fort Peck Reservation | Spar...
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NA.203.1278 | 2001 | L: 38 in, width: 5 in, depth: 1 in | Gift in memory of Lloyd Kiva New | none | Modern walking cane | na.203.1278.jpg | na.203.1278v1.jpg | na.203.1278v2.jpg | cane | hide | thread | wood | tanned | rubber | glass beads | Fort Peck Reservation | Sparvier, Joel | Oglala Lakota | Poplar, Montana