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NA.302.10
Arapaho | Backrest | rods | ...
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NA.302.10 | ca. 1860 | L: 57.75 in, width: 38.25 in | Structures and Furnishing: Dwellings and Furnishings. Wooden rods, upper portion alternately painted red; held together by sinew(?), leather hanging strap at top. | NA.302.10.JPG | na.302.10.jpg | Backrest | rods | wooden | painted | strap | leather | sinew | Red | Arapaho

NA.203.354
Northwestern Plains | Feathe...
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NA.203.354 | 1885 | L: 28 in, width: 23 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. War bonnet - feather duster war bonnet, rooster feathers, multitude of various small feathers on wood rods with porcupine hair at the tip. Each rod is wrapped with red wool cloth at the base. Felt crown, glass beads on brow band blue, yellow, red hourglass design on white ground. Ermine hides with fur hang off each side. | NA.203.354.JPG | NA.203.354.jpg | hourglass | Feather bonnet | ermine hide | rods | porcupine | ermine fur | glass beads | hair | wool | Red | Beads | wood | feathers | cloth | rooster hackles | golden eagle feathers | rooster | eagle | felt | Eagle-feather bonnets symbolized the status, honor, and accomplishments of the men who wore them. After tribes had been settled on reservations, distinguished leaders continued to wear such bonnets as emblems of their achievements and to remind people of their tribal histories. Dating from the early reservation period, this distinctive feather bonnet combines the basic flared design and beaded brow band of earlier bonnets with the addition of several rooster hackles. A man likely made this bonnet as a unique element of his dancing regalia. | Northwestern Plains

NA.106.183
Mandan | basket | bark | lea...
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NA.106.183 | 1860 | diameter of top: 11.75 in, H: 7 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Utensils and Instruments; Household. Basket - willow rods and bark, box elder bark with woven triangle design in sides. Has leather handle. | NA.106.183.jpg | NA.106.183.JPG | Woven | triangle | basket | bark | leather | rods | handle | Willow | Mandan

NA.302.3
Backrest | yellow | orange |...
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NA.302.3 | L: 58.875 in, width: 35.75 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Wooden rods attached, some painted green, others orange. Decorated with rawhide strips wrapped with yellow, purple and white porcupine quills and dew claws and red wool at the ends. Also a leather strip with each end decorated with tin cones, red horse hair, beading, and red paint. | na.302.3.jpg | Backrest | yellow | orange | Red | porcupine | wool | rawhide | White | cones | rods | hair | purple | quills | paint | wooden | painted | tin | dew claws | green | strips | horse

NA.302.15
Blackfeet | Backrest | Beads...
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NA.302.15 | ca. 1920 | L: 54.5 in, width: 36.625 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Willow rods, blue wool on edges; red and blue wool strips down middle; leather dangles with basket beads on sides; hanger at top made of red and blue wool, purple edging, blue beading and leather fringe. | NA.302.15.JPG | na.302.15.jpg | Backrest | Beads | leather | rods | basket | wool | Willow | cloth | Blackfeet

NA.302.11
Blackfeet | Backrest | seed ...
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NA.302.11 | ca. 1910 | L: 60.5 in, width: 33 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Willow rods, black and red wool on edges. Green and red wool crosses toward top. Black, green and red wool with leather fringe and turquoise and clear beading hanger at top. | NA.302.11.JPG | na.302.11.jpg | Backrest | seed | Beads | leather | rods | Willow | wool | Blackfeet

NA.302.14
Blackfeet | Backrest | wool ...
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NA.302.14 | ca. 1915 | L: 61.625 in, width: 32 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Willow rods, blue wool on edge; red and blue wool strips down the middle; leather dangles with basket beads and bells on sides; leather, red wool and purple cloth hanger with green beading at top. | NA.302.14.JPG | na.302.14.jpg | Backrest | wool | bells | cloth | Willow | rods | basket | Beads | Blackfeet

NA.302.16
Blackfeet | Backrest | Willo...
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NA.302.16 | ca. 1905 | L: 31.5 in, width: 18.75 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Child's -- Willow rods, orange wool on side edges. Orange wool. light cloth and leather fringe hanger at top. | na.302.16.jpg | NA.302.16.JPG | Backrest | Willow | wool | cloth | rods | leather | Blackfeet

NA.302.13
Blackfeet | Backrest | Beads...
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NA.302.13 | ca. 1905 | L: 53.125 in, width: 30.25 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Willow rods, blue, red and white cloth on edges; blue and red wool strips run down the middle; beaded panel at top, floral design in green, maroon and light green on turquoise ground, pink border; leather and blue and red wool hanger at top. | NA.302.13.JPG | na.302.13.jpg | floral | Backrest | Beads | cloth | wool | Willow | rods | seed | Blackfeet

NA.302.12
Northern Plains | Blackfeet ...
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NA.302.12 | ca. 1905 | L: 60.375 in, width: 34.25 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Willow rods, black wool on edges. Leather dangles tipped with tin cones and red wool hang off sides. Black wool and red cloth triangles, clear/blue hearts beading hanger at top. | NA.302.12.JPG | Backrest | seed | wool | tin | Beads | Willow | rods | cones | Northern Plains | Blackfeet

NA.302.17B
Blackfeet | Backrest | leath...
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NA.302.17B | ca. 1900 | L: 33.125 in, width: 18.75 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Willow rods, blue wool on side. Blue, green and red wool hanger with leather fringe. Floral beaded designs in clear white, turquoise, yellow, gold, pink, blue and red. | NA.302.17B.JPG | na.302.17b.jpg | floral | Backrest | leather | wool | Willow | rods | Beads | seed | Blackfeet

NA.302.17A
Blackfeet | Backrest | Willo...
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NA.302.17A | ca. 1900 | L: 33.125 in, width: 18.75 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Willow rods, blue wool on side. Blue, green and red wool hanger with leather fringe. Floral beaded designs in clear white, turquoise, yellow, gold, pink, blue and red. | NA.302.17A.JPG | floral | Backrest | Willow | wool | Beads | rods | leather | seed | Blackfeet