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NA.205.120
Unknown | peace medal | shel...
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NA.205.120 | L: 18 in, Diameter: 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 | Large medal on hide tie with blue glass beads, cylindrical shell beads. Medal inscription: "TH JEFFERSON PRESIDENT OF THE U.S.A.D.1801, with profile. Reverse: PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP, hands with crossed hatchet and pipe. Cast metal, hollow. Needs additional research. | l.312.2006.1628v3.jpg | NA.205.120.v2.jpg | l.312.2006.1628.jpg | l.312.2006.1628v2.jpg | NA.205.120.v1.jpg | peace medal | shell | tanned hide | metal | glass beads | Unknown

NA.203.52
Plateau | necklace | shell |...
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NA.203.52 | ca. 1890 | L: 40.5 in, width: 13.375 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment. Woman's necklace - red, white and blue glass tube beads strung on string with red and blue tube bead and cowrie shell tassles at bottom. | NA.203.52.JPG | na.203.52.jpg | necklace | shell | string | Beads | glass | tube | cowrie | Plateau

NA.203.1226
Northern Plains | Cheyenne |...
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NA.203.1226 | ca. 1900 | L: 5.375 x 7 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment & Ritual Regalia. Child's necklace - strand of bone color shell disc beads. Strung on buckskin. | na.203.1226.jpg | necklace | shell | hide | deer | Beads | disc | Northern Plains | Cheyenne

NA.203.63
Northern Plains | necklace |...
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NA.203.63 | ca. 1880 | L: 24.5 in, shell width: 5.25 in | Adolf Spohr Collection; Gift of Larry Sheerin. | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment. Necklace - five strands of small brass beads with rawhide dividers, heart shaped abalone shell at bottom. | NA.203.63.JPG | na.203.63.jpg | necklace | shell | abalone | brass | Beads | rawhide | Northern Plains

NA.202.882
dress | shell | cloth | Bead...
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NA.202.882 | L: 48.5 in, shoulder width: 47.5 in, skirt width: 39.75 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Dress and Adornment, Dress and/or Festive Adornment. Two skin style dress of brain tanned white buckskin with yoke of pieced buckskin and cloth, mostly machine sewn; front yoke has a beaded double curve band in blocks of white, clear red, cut orange, cut blue and cut clear with a central "tail" of blocks of cut gray, clear red, cut clear, cur clear, light blue hearts, opalescent white, cut orange and cut blue, also an appliqued heart of cut iridescent clear with a center "sun" of cut clear rose with red points and some milky pods-4 of which still hold rhinestones, thong dangles are strung with long green bugle beads, brass beads, white and light blue crow beads and large multifaceted clear beads, top edge of beaded band is accented with cut blue beads and brass disks; back yoke has a wider beaded double curve band in blocks of cut clear/light blue hearts, clear red, cut orange and white with a central "tail" shaped like a shield and beaded in blocks of cut clear/teal hearts, clear/silver hearts, red, clear red, clear and clear pink with a band and center of milk white, top edge of band is accented with cut blue beads and brass disks, lower edge has buckskin thong dangles strung with long light and dark green bugle beads, brass beads, light blue beads and light blue shell disks; bottom of skirt has two rows of buckskin thong fringes strung with small pieces of green bugle beads; sleeve ends have 1/2 to 2" self fringes while skirt bottom has 2 1/2" self fringe. | NA.202.882view1.JPG | NA.202.882view1.JPG | NA.202.882view2.JPG | NA.202.882view2.JPG | sun | heart | dress | shell | cloth | Beads | braintanned | Buckskin | brass

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.203.1537
Northern Plains | Lakota | b...
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NA.203.1537 | ca. 1900 | width: 11 in, L: 22.5 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 | Cow bone hairpipes, two (2) sections with 45 pieces each. Strung vertically through tanned hide strips through dark, heavy tanned hide pieces - two (2) per section for a total of 4. Two sections are separated vertically by 43 rows of brass and heishi beads - on same leather strips. Two (2) cobalt blue glass beads are tied on the perimeter of each side of every leather strip and heavy tanned hide section. Three (3) leather strips around neck are strung with intermixed cobalt blue glass and brass beads. Ornament at top portion/center of: abalone disk strung with 2 elk teeth, 2 quill wrapped leather strips with 4 copper colored metal cones and yellow dyed horsehair, and commercial made red, white and blue vertically striped ribbon. Attached half way down, center is 3" L carved bone or tooth. Added to bottom is hide bound, quillwork strip with base of rawhide in red, cream and light purple in geometric design. Finished on bottom with 21 metal cones with red dyed horse hair - may be later addition. | na.203.1537.jpg | breastplate | dyed horse hair | shell | cotton thread | bone beads | metal cones | brass beads | elk teeth | cow bone hairpipe | dyed porcupine quills | rawhide | glass beads | heishi beads | tanned hide | commercial ribbon | commercial tanned hide | Northern Plains | Lakota

NA.203.27
Crow | Northern Plains | nec...
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NA.203.27 | ca. 1885 | L: 16 in, width: 6 in, diameter of shells: 4 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment & Ritual Regalia. Man's loop necklace - 13 strands of shell disc beads with red glass bead in center of each strand with commercially tanned leather straps on each side. Twisted rawhide neck thong. Two large abalone shells at top of strands. | na.203.27.jpg | necklace | shell | shells | disc | Beads | leather | commercially tanned | abalone | glass | Crow | Northern Plains

NA.203.1540
Northern Plains | Lakota | b...
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NA.203.1540 | after 1905 | L: 36.5 in, width: 11.25 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 | Cow bone hair pipes, six (6) sections with up 11 hair pipes in top 4 sections, and 29 in lower 2 sections. Top four (4) sections are separated in middle to allow room to be placed over head. All pipes strung vertically on tanned hide strips, heavy tanned hide separating sections. Blue and green glass tubes beads strung on cotton thread into a woven pattern for top neck tie, green/red multi-colored beads intermixed, tied off with teal ribbon at back of neck. 3" dia. shell at top of 5th section. Tanned hide strips on bottom have five (5) U.S. pennies tied on, dated "1905." 11 ½" W piece of rawhide attached to bottom of necklace, embellished with red, purple and cream dyed geometric design porcupine quills wrapped over rawhide sections, finished with satin ribbon on top of rawhide piece, each strip finished with metal cone with purple feather fluff. | na.203.1540.jpg | breastplate | shell | commercial tanned hide | tanned hide | porcupine quills | coins | rawhide | feather fluffs | metal cones | glass beads | cotton thread | cow bone | dye | silk ribbon | Northern Plains | Lakota

NA.203.285
Southwest | Zuni | pin | cor...
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NA.203.285 | ca. 1950 | L: 3.375 in, width: 3.125 in | Gift of Mrs. Frank D. Oastler | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Pin - silver, zuni shape with turquoise, coral, shell and black material inlaid. | NA.203.285.JPG | na.203.285.jpg | pin | coral | shell | material | black | turquoise | silver | Southwest | Zuni

NA.203.288
Southwest | belt buckle | co...
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NA.203.288 | L: 2 in, width: 1.625 in | Gift of Mrs. Frank D. Oastler | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Belt buckle - silver with coral, shell, turquoise and black material inlaid. | NA.203.288.JPG | na.203.288.jpg | belt buckle | coral | turquoise | shell | black | silver | material | Southwest

NA.203.164
Northern Plains | necklace |...
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NA.203.164 | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Necklace - single rawhide thong strung with white shell discs with otter fur strips, cowrie shells and abalone shell at bottom center. | na.203.164.jpg | necklace | cowrie | shell | White | abalone | discs | fur | otter | hide | Animal | shells | Northern Plains

1.69.5780
fan | shell | feather | ostr...
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1.69.5780 | ca. 1890 | H: 14 in, width: 21 in, depth: 1.5 in | Gift of Katherine C. Good, in memory of Frank C. Mulloy and his sister, Caroline Mulloy Heater | Black ostrich feather folding fan with tortoise shell blades; secured at bottom of blades with a tortoise shell u-shaped handle. Glued to top of tortoise shell blades are long flat wooden pieces onto which fethers are affixed. | 1.69.5780.jpg | fan | shell | feather | ostrich | wood | tortoise

NA.203.787
Sioux | hair ornament | plum...
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NA.203.787 | 1880 | overall length: 27.25 in, width of quillwork: 2.25 in | Plains Indian Museum Acquisitions Fund Purchase | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Hair ornament - rectangular rawhide strip base wrapped with red dyed porcupine quills with 8 box designs of natural, dyed green and dyed red quills; tied at each corner is a red, white and green quill wrapped double red cloth strip with dentalium shell and red cut plume dangles tied at strip ends with string; tied at center with a leather thong is an oval leather form wrapped with clear purple, red/white hearts, incised silver and light green seed beads, attached to small end of form are 5 small leather thongs wrapped with red and green quills with dentalium shell and green cut plume dangles tied at ends with string; bottom edge of quillwork has 10 dentalium shell and red cut plume dangles tied through strip ends with string; quillwork is sinew sewn to a rectangular strip of old parfleche with blue, green and red painted designs on the back, leather thong tie at top, black horsehair `scalp' sewn at bottom. | na.203.787.jpg | hair ornament | plume | dentalium | shell | seed | quills | cloth | porcupine | rawhide | Beads | red/white hearts | horsehair | sinew | Sioux

3.78.3
eye glasses | shell | tortoi...
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3.78.3 | Gift of the artist's heirs, W.H.D. Koerner, III and Ruth Koerner Oliver. | Description: Tortoise shell frame eye glasses, circular lenses. Lenses scratched. Origin: Where- Personal studio collection of artist, W.H.D. Koerner. When- May, 1977 (Materials received - 1978) | 3.78.3.jpg | 3.78.3.jpg | eye glasses | shell | tortoise

NA.203.1322
Plains | hair ornament | she...
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NA.203.1322 | 1880-1890 | L: 33 in | Trails End Collection, Dr. and Mrs. Van Kirke Nelson | na.203.1322.jpg | hair ornament | shell | Eagle Feather | rawhide | Plains

NA.203.1124
necklace | shell | bone | be...
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NA.203.1124 | L: 24.75 in, width: 1 in | Gift in memory of Suzanne Guilfoyle Watrous | Dress and Adornment. Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Alternating red bead and eagle bone necklace. Brown spotted shell attached to bottom by hide loop. | na.203.1124.jpg | necklace | shell | bone | bead | hide

NA.203.758
Plateau | headdress | Beads ...
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NA.203.758 | ca. 1905 | width at horns: 13 in, L: 32 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Buffalo headdress - felt liner; buffalo horns and fur; beaded brow band with diamond pattern in orange and white on blue ground, green and blue border; abalone shell and bobcat foot in front; eagles foot on top; mink hide in back; short buffalo fur trailer with hawk feathers along sides; dew claws and ermine tails at ends of brow band. Buffalo dancers headdress. | NA.203.758.JPG | na.203.758v1.jpg | na.203.758v2.jpg | Diamond | headdress | Beads | mink | fur | feathers | dew | shell | foot | eagle | hide | felt | buffalo | horns | tails | claws | hawk | Bobcat | ermine | abalone | Plateau

NA.202.1135
bracelet | Beads | shell | l...
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NA.202.1135 | L: 5 in | 21 baby blue faceted glass 1/4" size beads strung on a leather thong with one serated carved abalone shell piece at tie. | na.202.1135.jpg | bracelet | Beads | shell | leather

NA.205.35
Sioux | Northern Plains | Wa...
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NA.205.35 | ca. 1890 | Diameter: 22 in, L: 16.75 in | Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. War bonnet - Quilled headband with red, yellow and purple; left side at end of band 9 small ribbons-purple, green, yellow and pink; 5 ermine tails, 2 wide pink ribbons, six small eagle feathers attached with string; right side, 8 small ribbons yellow, red, green, pink; attached to small pink abalone shell; 4 ermine tails; 4 small eagle feathers; also 1 large wide dark pink cloth hanging from both sides; 30 eagle feathers attached to felt hat ends wrapped with red felt and cloth; under large eagle feathers in back 12 small eagle feathers attached with string to buckskin strings; large eagle feathers tipped with red horse hair; on back of felt hat large hole; small eagle feathers attached blue piece attached also. | NA.205.35.JPG | na.205.35v1.jpg | na.205.35v2.jpg | War bonnet | felt | abalone | Buckskin | eagle | shell | horse | Beads | Ribbons | cloth | string | porcupine | feathers | quills | Red | hair | ermine | hat | Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.203.534
Unknown | necklace | conch |...
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NA.203.534 | 1885 | L: 9.625 in, diameter of shells: 1.25 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Necklace - leather strip strung with green and clear yellow beads with round conch shell at the center. | na.203.534.JPG | na.203.534.jpg | necklace | conch | shell | Beads | round | green | leather | clear yellow | Unknown

NA.202.848
Metis | pants | Beads | butt...
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NA.202.848 | ca. 1905 | L: 40 in, waist circumference: 34.5 in | Gift of Dan Chapel in honor of Mr. Frank and Elizabeth Chapel | buttons: 1 embossed: BARRE + SOLIDE +; 4 embossed: J. MIDDLEMASS & CO. EDINBRO'; 4 with a crosshatch design | Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Leather pants with set on waistband, covered front fly and fringe sewn into side seams; all stitching appears to be hand sewn with thread; applique beaded legging strips hand sewn to legs with triangles of white alternating with pink, clear red and clear yellow or medium blue, light blue and clear yellow or medium green, clear dark green and clear yellow; around top and down fly are an assortment of metal buttons with one brown shell button at top of fly. | NA.202.848.jpg | na.202.848.jpg | triangles | pants | Beads | buttons | clear yellow | leather | embossed | brown | pink | shell | medium green | clear red | button | handsewn | fringe | metal | seed | White | medium blue | thread | clear dark green | light blue | Metis

NA.203.621
necklace | shell | discs
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NA.203.621 | L: 13.25 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Necklace - 2 strands of shell discs. | NA.203.621.JPG | na.203.621.jpg | necklace | shell | discs

NA.203.236
Northern Plains | Sioux | br...
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NA.203.236 | ca. 1890 | L: 17 in, width without fringe: 11.75 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Breast plate - bone hair pipes with brass beads and leather fringe. Cowrie shell hangs from fringe on side, red silk ribbon hangs from bottom. | NA.203.236.JPG | NA.203.236dtl.JPG | NA.203.236.JPG | NA.203.236.jpg | breastplate | leather | cowrie | brass | shell | bone hair pipes | silk | ribbon | Beads | Northern Plains | Sioux