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NA.204.1
Oklahoma | Southern Arapaho ...
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NA.204.1 | ca. 1890 | width at shoulders: 33 in | Gift of J.C. "Kid" Nichols | Dress and Adornment - Religious Attire. Ghost dance dress - white buckskin dress, sinew sewn, rectangular strips pieced into shoulders, yoke/sleeves sewn to skirt, triangular extensions sewn at lower side seams to give skirt more flare; self fringe at side seams, added fringe at sleeve ends, self and added fringe at hem. Upper 3/4 of dress is painted blue with blue outlined natural buckskin stars in rows, painted green band separate blue upper dress from bottom 1/4 which is painted yellow-groups of 4 line and circle designs extend into yellow from green band, bottom edge has a red line with triangles pointing up, outlined with blue, triangular extensions have 2 rows of blue dots and 1 row of red dots at bottom. Yoke has laced-in fringe across front and back, fringes are trimmed with mescal seeds, ermine tails and feet, dyed red breath feathers and satin ribbons in fushia, blue, golden yellow on back, red, blue, faded light blue and faded pink on front, front also has an advertising mirror from Herbert Spencer cigars and a sinew wrapped lock of black hair. Four sleeve fringes on each sleeve are trimmed with 3 brass beads, right side fringes have 12 hawk bells, left side fringes have 9 hawk bells tied into them. | NA.204.1.jpg | NA.204.1.JPG | circle | triangles | dots | line | stars | Ghost Dance dress | brass beads | pigments | human hair | mirror | ermine | dyed feathers | silk ribbon | sinew | mescal seeds | brass bells | tanned deer hide | Oklahoma | Southern Arapaho

NA.108.186
Plains | gunstock war club |...
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NA.108.186 | 1850-1870 | blade length: 6.25 in, L: 33.75 in, blade width: 3 in, width: 4 in | 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 | Gunstock shaped base with large pointed iron blade w/ two sets of oblong cuts outs on the lower portion is inserted into the outer side of stock. The handle of the stock is darkened, with ridges carved in, and finishes in a circular form with a hole drilled through the center. Piece of leather thong tied onto handle with yellow glass round bead, white large square bead and turquoise round bead. Entire perimeter (both sides) of the gunstock are edged in brass tacks with a small cross of tacks towards the handle end, and large cross with two half circle lines on the butt end. The two sides of the stock are carved out in continuous V pattern, painted in yellow, red and possible green (faded) with a brass tack in each of the V sections. | NA.108.186.jpg | NA.108.186.v1.jpg | gunstock war club | pigments | brass tacks | wood | glass beads | iron | Plains

NA.205.110
Northern Plains | Hunkpapa L...
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NA.205.110 | ca. 1850 | L: 72 in, width: 8.5 in, width: 10.5 in | 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 | Split horn, feather bonnet with trailer. Tanned hide skull cap, covered with yellow pigment, beaded brow band in in white pony beads with 4 blue pony beads triangles, brass bells above it. Skull cap covered with bundles of eagle and hawk feathers - some clipped. Two split bison horns on skull cap, each has been carved with teeth on outside edge. Horns were connected together on each side with two strings of seed beads on sinew in striped sections of dark blue and white. The tip of one horn is broken off, and not attached to the two strings of beads. Between the two horns, a 13"L Commander feather extends from top of skull cap - carved with small diagonal lines at bottom, top is wrapped in sinew and has eagle down feather and dark red dyed horsehair (replacement - seen on other objects) attached. Mass of feather bunches on front of cap, red dyed feathers added to front above brow band - replacement pieces. Four (4) ermine tubes hang from either side of cap, along with 3 and 4 full possible owl feathers. Attached to back of cap is 63"L red wool trailer. The first segment of trailer has 16"L piece of canvas cloth sewn on by top edge, both sides of canvas are edged red cotton cloth, and cut away on the bottom. On either side of cloth are flat bundles of horse hair in two sections - five total on each side. Single trail of 32 golden eagle feathers runs down center of trailer, punched through the wool strung each wrapped in rawhide, red wool and strung on leather strip, and supported by long piece of hide under the wool. Each feather is tipped in dyed yellow horse hair (replacement - same color hair seen on other bonnets). Base of each feather has (replacement) red dyed feather fluffs inserted. | Collected at Grand River, Standing Rock Reservation. | na.205.110.jpg | NA.205.110.jpg | Dog Soldier bonnet and trailer | pigments | rawhide | wool cloth | dyed horse hair | tanned hide | eagle down fluff | bison horn | golden eagle feathers | ermine | dyed feather fluffs | hawk feathers | brass bells | Cotton cloth | adhesive | glass beads | sinew | canvas | dyed porcupine quills | Horse Hair | Northern Plains | Hunkpapa Lakota

NA.106.961
Northern Plains | pouch | st...
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NA.106.961 | ca. 1890 | L: 18 in, width: 9 in, L: 3.75 in, width: 2 in, width: 1.75 in, L: 13 in, Diameter: 3.25 in | 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 | NA.106.961.1-.5 - Painted parfleche bag (.1) with canvas top, bone scraper (.4) , two metal scraper tips (.2) and (.3) with hide wraps, sharpening stone (.4). Bag painted with geometric design, central box with diamond, outer blue border with red ladder design. Top of bag canvas with rope drawstring. Two (2) metal scraper blades with tanned hide wraps, one with tie. Bone scraper, handle with tip carved at 90 degrees, with two series of holes for counting hides worked. Smooth stone with flattened areas, reddish color, possibly for sharpening blades. | NA.106.961.1-.5.jpg | pouch | stone | scraper | tips | pigments | rope | tanned hide | sinew | rawhide | cotton thread | metal | pigment | canvas | stone | Northern Plains

NA.108.180
Plains | bow | pigments | si...
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NA.108.180 | 1860-1890 | L: 35 in, width: 1.75 in | 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 | Recurved bow, sinew backed, not strung, notched ends, back side is wood. Sinew wrapped on both ends, sinew side painted black, outer side painted red. Center wrapped in strip of tanned hide. Painted design on interior (sinew side) in red and black waves, with single horizontal red and black stripe on either end. | NA.108.180.jpg | bow | pigments | sinew | wood | tanned hide | Plains

NA.502.272
Plains | peyote fan | feathe...
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NA.502.272 | ca. 1950s | L: 17.25 in | 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 | Ten (10) white body, brown tipped feathers, clipped on the length in "Vs." Each bound with pink yarn and stitched loosely to tanned hide bund handle, with six fringe pieces (4"L). Front of each feather is painted in two areas with a red, blue and a yellow/orange stripe (order changes on each feather). Base of each has clipped smaller, plain feather piece on one side, dyed feather fluff on other. Tips of each has remnants of adhesive and colored feather fluff. Wood base handle is wrapped in tanned hide, and is painted in thin stripes, pink, green blue, orange/yellow. Fringe has yellow/orange dots painted length of each piece. | na.502.272.jpg | peyote fan | feather fluffs | pigments | yarn | tanned hide | feathers | cotton thread | wood | adhesive | Plains

NA.108.160
Apsáalooke | Northern Plain...
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NA.108.160 | ca. 1870 | Diameter: 19 in | 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 | Rawhide (probably cow or deer hide - due to its thinness) shield tightly covered with painted hide cover. Shield is covered with ochre, and has tanned hide tie through the front of shield. Cover has red wool cloth attached along the top (3"W x 18"L), tied through with 7 short hide pieces and three brass bells in the center. Eleven (11) dark thin feathers (raven, magpie?) tied into center of red wool. Tanned hide cover has ½"W black vertical stripes along bottom 2/3s and on upper 1/3. Fine green horizontal lines run across cover about 1/3 down. Two (2) green and black stylized bear paw w/claws are set to the left in upper black stripes and lower right in lower black stripes. Perimeter is ¾" W green stripe, with finer black stripe on either side. In the center of shield is cut out of stylized grizzly bear (Crow style) 7 ¼" L painted blue with bundle of split and yellow dyed owl feathers. One, tied-off, tanned hide strip is sewn through the left middle side of cover, nothing attached. Seven (7) eagle feathers are attached along lower half. Two (2) have bases wrapped in wool cloth and stitched with cotton thread. | na.108.160.jpg | NA.108.160.jpg | shield | sinew | pigments | tanned hide | rawhide | wool cloth | magpie feathers | ochre | golden eagle feathers | brass bells | owl feathers | Apsáalooke | Northern Plains | Crow

NA.202.1304
Plains | Cheyenne | leggings...
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NA.202.1304 | ca. 1870 | L: 29 in, width: 12 in | 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 | Tanned hide, folded in trapezoidal shape with 22.75 x 3.5 inch batwings attached, 14 inch self fringed trailer and kick pleat. painted overall dark blue with green spots and yellow turtle image. Beaded strip on front and human hair locks. | NA.202.1340ab.v2.jpg | leggings | human hair | sinew | pigments | glass beads | tanned elk hide | Plains | Cheyenne

NA.108.161
Northern Plains | shield cov...
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NA.108.161 | ca. 1930 | Diameter: 16 in | 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 | Plain, light weight cotton muslin shield cover, gathered (3"W) on verso, hemmed with cotton thread, and looped through with colored cotton twine under the hem. Recto has 18" L x 2 ¼"W strip of tanned hide sewn across the center with plain cotton thread - large stitches, hand sewn. Strip is painted yellow with fine ochre stripe across the top portion; fringed 1 ¼" for entire length. Leather tie at top with two (2) triangular hide tabs 3"L x 1 ¾"W at bottom. Tabs are painted yellow and bottom of each is slightly fringed. | na.108.161.jpg | shield cover | pigments | cotton thread | twine | Cotton cloth | tanned hide | Northern Plains

NA.202.1409
Northern Plains | Lakota | b...
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NA.202.1409 | ca. 1890 | L: 9.75 in, width: 10.5 in | 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 | Parfleche flat case with flap included, covered with commercial canvas in two pieces on recto and verso, and with heavy cotton cloth on the bottom and over the flap. Short hide strip on verso near top for attachment. Eight (8) horizontal, single lines of quillwork on both panels, and meet at side seams. Majority red dyed quills, single width with block of orange on either end and in center - to make visual vertical lines. Center and right side proper recto has traces of red feather fluffs. There were previously fluffs on all four seams (each side and front and back center). Four (4) rawhide slats wrapped in dark red and black quills, attached to bottom, each has two tin cones with red dyed horse hair inserted. Second from left front dangle has small piece of red wool attached at top. | NA.202.1409.jpg | bag | parfleche | dyed porcupine quills | pigments | Cotton cloth | tin cones | red wool | cotton thread | rawhide | dyed horse hair | commercial canvas | dyed feather fluffs | Northern Plains | Lakota

NA.102.235
Apache | Southwest | knife s...
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NA.102.235 | ca. 1880 | wide at widest point: 4 in, L: 12.25 in | 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 | Single piece of rawhide, folded over and cut into knife shape with elongated tab at top, then stitched up outside seam with 1/8"W strip of tanned hide along knife blade portion, and tied off in four (4) places on tab with hide strips hanging down for decoration. Hide strip looped at top center for carrying. Recto painted yellow overall with two (2) solid square crosses in dark color, and one (1) stepped box (pueblo?) on upper portion and red line across top edge and down the entire inside edge. Lower portion is delineated with a red line across top and running along outside edge; nine (9) blue or green ¼" W lines running diagonally to the left on the lower portion. Verso is plain rawhide. | na.102.235.jpg | knife sheath | pigments | tanned hide | rawhide | Apache | Southwest

NA.502.276
Plains | religious objects |...
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NA.502.276 | ca. 1960s | L: 6.5 in, diameter of handle: 3 in | 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 | Awl-like object with carved wooden base, w/ 1"L metal point from bottom. Two layers (2 ¾" total L) of horse hair plumes from top; shorter black at base is 1"L, longer white is 1 ¾"L. Four (4) down feathers also attached to top on short leather strings, wrapped in sinew. The wooden handle is hand carved with four (4) tipis intersecting between four (4) red diamonds, above is painted blue sky with two hands shaking, mountains and the sun immediately above a tipi. Opposite in the sky is a projecting star with a rhinestone center. | na.502.276.jpg | Native American Church | religious objects | metal | wood | sinew | tanned hide | pigments | rhinestones | Horse Hair | down | Plains

NA.202.1332
Blackfeet | Northern Plains ...
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NA.202.1332 | ca. 1870 | L: 28 in, width: 11.5 in | 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 | Pair of leggings numbered (a) and (b). Yellow pigmented tanned hide with slight upward rectangle cut, folded in half with additional hide and seaming at the top. Leather thongs through the hide on the side binds the two sides - mescal seeds added to strips. Cotton cloth ties added at top. Self fringed on both sides of outer seam starting 12" from top. ¼"W beaded onto hide where fringe starts on front and around the bottom unfinished cuff. Light blue background interspersed with red crosses and dark blue boxes. 23"L quillwork strip (newer - not original) on front near outer seam. Red background with 3 stepped mountains in yellow, purple, pink and 3 purple and yellow stacked box designs. Blue hail dots visible on lower leg of left piece (b)- 10 ½" from bottom cuff. "B" piece - left - is lined with maroon calico fabric. | na.202.1332.jpg | leggings | pigments | porcupine quills | cotton thread | Cotton cloth | glass beads | sinew | mescal seeds | tanned hide | Blackfeet | Northern Plains

1.69.6245
Unknown | sheild | pigments ...
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1.69.6245 | ca. 1915 | L: 11.125 in, wide at widest point: 1.125 in | James Wojtowicz Collection | Col. William Cody {Buffalo Bill} | Brown leather shield with Col. William Cody (Buffalo Bill) and the image of Buffalo bill on a horse carved into the leather. The shield is adhered to a piece of black paper. | 1.69.6245.jpg | sheild | pigments | leather | Unknown

NA.203.1517
Plains | bag | shell | cotto...
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NA.203.1517 | ca. 1930 | L: 8.5 in, width: 7 in | 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 | small rawhide bag, seamed in front, with V-d flap top. 1 ½" W shell button with 2 holes to pull the colored tanned hide sewn to base through to close it. Along perimeter and flap is sewn with sinew, but small pearls also sewn through. Hide strips off each top corner tied off with brass and glass beads. 5 colored hide strips off the bottom with 5 bone hair pipes - 2 colored green- and brass beads and glass beads. Center strip with single bone pipe has peyote stitched 1"L beaded segment in light blue background with red and dark blue rounded through. Verso still has some hair on rawhide. Single, 11"L, plain hide strip serves as the strap. | na.203.1517.jpg | bag | shell | cotton thread | sinew | glass beads | pigments | tanned hide | pearls | bone | brass beads | cow rawhide | Plains

NA.202.1324
Arapaho | Cheyenne | Souther...
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NA.202.1324 | ca. 1880 | L: 23.5 in, wide at widest point: 9.75 in | 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 | Pair og leggings numbered (a) and (b). Pieces of tanned hide, folded, seamed and tapered with added 12"L placket from calf to ankle. Self-fringed and a "V" at the top where 2 edges do not meet. Faint green pigment on the self-fringed top. Yellow pigment overall. These would go from thigh to ankle, with a taper at the ankle over the moccasin. 1 ½" strip of beadwork in seed beads is directly on the added placket: white background, with two diamond designs in center of light blue and red outlined in dark blue with four triangles extending from center in dark blue. Outside bead edge of placket is ½" wide white with 4 dark blue/light blue designs; bottom strip of white line with red center. 6 brass bells are added to placket edge with leather strips - whole thing edged in single line of turquoise blue beads. Beaded design around the ankle is also 1 ½" W in same colors and pattern. Bottom cuff is also edged in single line of turquoise blue seed beads. Single design of white, red and dark blue beads, 1" W x 2"L sits on fold. | na.202.1324.jpg | leggings | cotton thread | tanned hide | sinew | glass beads | pigments | metal bells | Arapaho | Cheyenne | Southern Plains

NA.108.173
Northern Plains | club | pig...
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NA.108.173 | ca. 1870 | width: 6 in, L: 32.25 in, diameter of handle: .5 in | 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 | Stone club with wood handle. Ovoid stone head with rawhide strip. Handle covered in rawhide with red, diagonal stripes. Golden eagle feather tied to butt end of handle with hide ties. | NA.108.173.jpg | club | pigments | golden eagle feather | wood | stone | tanned hide | rawhide | Northern Plains

NA.504.405
Arapaho | Southern Plains | ...
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NA.504.405 | 1870-1890 | wide at widest point: 5 in, bag length: 15.5 in | 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 | Long, narrow tube of tanned hide, slightly wider at bottom, with added upper edge, rounded and covered with glass seed beads in stripes of white, dark blue, turquoise blue. Four (4) tabs 6 ½" L added to top edge, with V'd ends; beaded in three (3) narrow vertical stripes of white, dark blue, turquoise blue, bottom of tabs in horizontal stripes of green and yellow, all edges in white beads. Body of bag is covered with yellow pigment, and fully beaded in seed beads with narrow vertical stripes on upper body of white, blue, turquoise, side seams in wider vertical three (3) sectioned stripes of white and red white heart beads, then two (2) sections of yellow boxes with red squares intersected with blue line and top and bottom of dark blue with turquoise blue boxes. Bottom 1/3 is same designs as sides, but large and covering entire area. Fringe strip added to bottom of bag, with white seed beads intermixed at top, tin cones and horse hair over the hide fringe. Some pieces are twisted and have tin pieces wrapped round, and painted green. Some tine cones along side seams also - three (3) on one side, two (2) on the other. | l.312.2006.1806.jpg | l.312.2006.1806v2.jpg | l.312.2006.1806v3.jpg | NA.504.405.v1.jpg | NA.504.405.v2.jpg | NA.504.405.jpg | tobacco bag | glass beads | cotton thread | tin cones | tanned hide | pigments | Horse Hair | Arapaho | Southern Plains | Hinono'ei

NA.702.41
Northern Plains | Lakota | p...
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NA.702.41 | ca. 1900 | L: 71 in, width: 81 in | 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 | : Tanned cow hide, fur on, 16 scenes with horses and human figures. All figures in side profile view; 1 female figure in front view. All scenes have painted horses with male rider, possibly Lakota and probably same person, with male and female figures next to horse/rider in each scene. The standing males appear to be Crow. Males both have weapons in each scene: bows, sabres, guns. In 8 different scenes the rider carries four (4) hooped sticks with feathers; four (4) coup sticks. Each horse is 14 ½" diameter. Three (3) of the scenes have same full length feather bonnet; (1) is full feather bonnet with buffalo horns. Three (3) scenes have swept back bonnet - possibly same one. Remainder are male (possibly/probably same male) with 1 or 2 eagle feathers in hair. Four (4) scenes with females; one of these has two (2) female figures. The horses in 16 scenes: Two (2) orange/yellow horses; (5) red horses; two (2) black horses; two (2) blue; one (1) majority blue with gray underbelly; two (2) white with blue patches in same areas; one (1) beige with orange patches; one (1) beige with yellow patches. | na.702.41.jpg | NA.702.41.v2 (Medium).jpg | painted hide | cotton thread | tanned domestic cow hide | ink | pigments | Northern Plains | Lakota

NA.403.243
Crow | Montana | Apsáalooke...
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NA.403.243 | ca. 1880 | L: 28 in, width: 14.25 in | 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 | Three-section repurposed parfleche/rawhide headstall, w/ metal Spanish style bridle and keyhole sallong (headpiece) attached at top; cotton cloth goes over top to attach. The headstall is parfleche on verso, painted ochre on recto with ¼" W beading on the two sides. The two vertical pieces are 1 ¾" W that tapers to 1"W. Glass seed beads on vertical are light blue majority with two striped areas in yellow, with small blocks of translucent red and green with blue box in center. Top piece is medium blue with center small red and yellow boxes followed by dark blue and pink angles stripes. In center of upper piece is beaded block in white and translucent green vertical stripes on either side of translucent red and yellow horizontal box. Keyhole piece is tied through top headstall piece with tanned hide strip. Total 13 ½" L inc. yellow and green dyed horsehair perimeter bunches. Keyhole is majority light blue seed beads with red wool cloth bull's eye outlined in white. Half circles stripes on either side in translucent red, green and yellow, outlined in dark blue. 12 o'clock and 6 o'clock triangles in dark blue outlined in white, leading down to triangular portion. Two horizontal sections in light blue majority, top has small section after the dark blue triangle in yellow, w/ translucent red stripe following. Center is yellow with red, white, green box stripe top and bottom outlined in dark blue. Bottom has two red boxes outlined in dark blue. Top circle and bottom line of keyhole is outlined in horsehair bunches, wrapped in tanned hide and separated by 2 translucent red beads - sewn together with cotton thread. Old style iron Spanish bit with dangling, pieced metal work at bottom. | na.403.243.jpg | NA.403.243.v1 (M).jpg | NA.403.243.v2 (M).jpg | NA.403.243.v3 (M).jpg | bridle | tanned hide | wool cloth | iron | pigments | Horse Hair | glass beads | Cotton cloth | cotton thread | parfleche | dye | Crow | Montana | Apsáalooke | Northern Plains

NA.202.1309
Plateau | Nez Perce | Northe...
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NA.202.1309 | ca. 1870 | L: 22 in, width: 19.5 in | 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 | Two skin poncho style with overlay sleeves attached creating excess hide under sleeves. rectangular neck flaps beaded with strips. Quilled strips on chest and shoulders. hair looks (human and hair) attached to quill strips. Strips outlined in seed beads. Blue marks cover dust / sleeves. Quill, trade cloth, fair, 1140 | NA.202.1309.jpg | shirt | sinew | porcupine quills | dyed horse hair | tanned hide | cotton thread | glass beads | pigments | human hair | Plateau | Nez Perce | Northern Plains | Crow

NA.202.1273
Hidatsa | shirt | pigments |...
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NA.202.1273 | late 19th century - early 20th century | L: 22 in, width: 38.5 in | 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 | Boy's shirt, Poncho style, open sides with ties. sewn sleeves, self-fringed on edges and cuffs. Triangular neck tab on back. Long fringes added to braod strips of hide, serving as a base for the porcupine quill embroidery on sleeves. Similar strips extend down the front and back. Quillwork is plaited using multiple quills, analine dyed orange, blue, and red dyed quills -----. Open V-cut neck in front. Sleeves fully sewn closed. seam hidden by quill strips and fringe. | NA.202.1273.v1.jpg | NA.202.1273.v2.jpg | NA.202.1273.v3.jpg | shirt | pigments | porcupine quills | tanned hide | cotton thread | Hidatsa

NA.503.33
Northern Plains | game | gol...
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NA.503.33 | ca. 1890 | L: 16.75 in, Diameter: .375 in, L: 20 in, width: 2.75 in, Diameter: .75 in | 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 | Hand game set with rattle (.1) and ten sticks (.2 - .11). Wood rattle handle wrapped in tanned hide and strips of otter fur; brass bells attached. Otter fur backed by calico cloth, black with red pattern. Round head of rattle covered with rawhide, trace of yellow ochre; hide ties with knots in perforations in hide. Golden eagle feather and fluff attached to bottom of handle with hide thong and sinew wraps. Sticks regular and smooth with reddish patina, traces of red pigment. One to two red feather fluffs and black feathers attached to end of stick with hide thong; sinew wraps around feather quills. | na.503.33.jpg | game | golden eagle feather | rawhide | tanned hide | pigments | wood | Cotton cloth | otter fur | brass bells | dyed feather fluffs | sinew | feathers | Northern Plains

NA.205.115
Central Plains | turban | ta...
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NA.205.115 | 1900-1930 | Diameter: 6 in, L: 28 in, H: 6.5 in | 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 | Single piece of tanned otter hide, fur on, wrapped to a head piece with yellow pigment inside head piece, and tail extends back. Piece of tanned hide (17"L) attached to tail portion, holes on its perimeter and tied through with strings of tanned hide, to make tail portion upright; heavily ochred. Wood stick or dowel strung through at wrapping point on interior where beaded disk is also attached; to make stand upright At tip of tail, two (2) elk eye teeth strung through piece of hide string, backed with abalone disk on verso. Beaded hide in octagon shape, majority light blue seed beads with square cross with two bars in horizontal stripes of yellow, dark blue, red. Two other bars in red, dark green translucent and yellow. Bordered in white; entire piece edged in green translucent. Through dark green center of cross is bunch of dew claws carved like feathers on short hides strips. Through the verso is long thin hide strip with two (2) elk eye teeth attached. | NA.205.115.jpg | NA.205.115.jpg | turban | tanned hide | pigments | elk teeth | glass beads | wood | otter hide | dew claws | abalone disk | Central Plains