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NA.202.622
Chippewa | Great Lakes | ves...
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NA.202.622 | 1905 | L: 22.25 in, width: 20.25 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Blue wool with plaid cloth lining, blue velveteen back and red cloth binding. Red glass bead buttons. Identical floral beaded designs on each side of front, multi-colored. Back decorated with partially beaded and sequined leather disc, also cowrie shells. | NA.202.622.JPG | na.202.622v1.jpg | na.202.622v2.jpg | floral | vest | binding | shells | seed | cowrie | buttons | bead | Red | wool | blue | velveteen | lining | multi-colored | sequins | Beads | leather | cloth | plaid | disc | glass | Chippewa | Great Lakes

NA.203.1693
Plains | breastplate | shell...
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NA.203.1693 | ca. 1880 | L: 13.5 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 | ten rows of fine, round shell beads, strung through fine tanned hide strips, and that is run through strip of dark (3/8” W x 1/8” D) tanned hide to hang down. Two thin hide strips strung through rawhide at top, then tied in center to hang around neck. | NA.203.1693.jpg | breastplate | shells | tanned hide | leather | Plains

NA.202.82
Southern Plains | Kiowa | dr...
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NA.202.82 | ca. 1885 | overall length: 55.25 in, sleeve length: 24 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- Tanned, deer hide, with elk teeth on yoke and sleeves, glass bead and cowrie shells attached to fringe on bodice. Fringe along bottom edge, sleeves and sides. Two rows of tin cone danglers on bottom sides. Neck edge bound with cloth, small sheared feather tassles on back. | NA.202.82.JPG | NA.202.82.JPG | na.202.82.jpg | dress | shells | tassles | feather | fringe | cones | tin | hide | glass | cowrie | deer | tanned | Beads | elk | teeth | Southern Plains | Kiowa

NA.403.131
Plateau | horse ornament | s...
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NA.403.131 | ca. 1890(?) | L: 46 in, width of rawhide strip: .75 in | Transportation: Land Transportation. Rawhide strip; with buckskin strips with assorted shells, 1 elk tooth and assorted colored beads. | NA.403.131.JPG | na.403.131.jpg | horse ornament | shells | elk | rawhide | Beads | tooth | Buckskin | Plateau

1.67.90
Haidu | spoon | shells | hal...
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1.67.90 | c. 1895 | L: 11.5 in, ladle width: 3.5 in | Credit Line: Gift of The Coe Foundation. Haidu feast spoon made of mountain goat and mountain sheep, handle carved and inlaid with haliotis shell, c. 1895. Gift of above suorce, 1967 catalog no. 299. | 1.67.90.jpg | 1.67.90.jpg | inlay | spoon | shells | haliotis | carved | mountain sheep | mountain goat | Haidu

NA.203.32
Plateau | Yakama | necklace ...
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NA.203.32 | ca. 1890 | overall length: 40.5 in, diameter of shells: 2.625 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment. Man's necklace - single string of wampum shells, bone hair pipes tassle on bottom with glass beads. Circular conch shell with red feather puff in center. | na.203.32.jpg | NA.203.32.JPG | necklace | shells | feather | seed | Beads | conch | bone hair pipes | wampum | Plateau | Yakama

NA.203.39
Northwest Coast | Kootenai |...
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NA.203.39 | ca. 1900 | L: 29 in, diameter of shells: 5.5 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment. Necklace - four strands of bone hair pipes and blue glass beads with green beads at neck. Large scallop shell at bottom with disc and cowrie shell tassles, one has snake rattle, rawhide tassles. | NA.203.39.JPG | NA.203.39.JPG | necklace | glass | shells | scallop | bone hair pipes | cowrie | trade | hide | deer | Beads | blue | green | Northwest Coast | Kootenai

NA.111.19
Northern Plains | Ute | crad...
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NA.111.19 | ca. 1885 | frame length: 42.5 in, bottom width: 10 in, cradle length: 28.75 in, cradle width: 16 in | Gift of Corliss C. and Audrienne H. Moseley | Utensils and implements - Child Care, Training and Education. Cradle - tanned and painted with yellow ochre, lazy stitch beaded border lane along top of frame, loom beaded band along top of willow twig sun shade and front of carrier. Lace up front, brass conchos on right and coin medallion. Charm on left side of shade with glass bottle, brass cartridge shells and cowrie shells. Inverted `U' shape frame. | NA.111.19.JPG | na.111.19.jpg | cradle | glass | Beads | Willow | shells | seed | paint | cowrie | bottle | brass | twigs | deer hide | lazy stitch | tanned | tin | conchos | Northern Plains | Ute

NA.203.65
Northern Plains | necklace |...
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NA.203.65 | ca. 1900 | L: 26.5 in, shell width: 3.125 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment. Necklace - four strands of multi-color plastic beads with rawhide dividers, heart shaped abalone shell towards bottom. Cowrie shells along bottom. | NA.203.65.JPG | na.203.65.jpg | necklace | shells | rawhide | abalone | Beads | cowrie | plastic | Northern Plains

NA.202.322
Plateau | yoke | shells | ba...
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NA.202.322 | L: 10.25 in, width: 28 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment; Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Multi-color barrel glass beads on string with underneath arm edges bound with black cotton cloth. Neck edge bound with green ribbon (fragmentary). Tassles of cowrie shells, glass beads, brass beads and brass token pennies and brass bells. | na.202.322.jpg | yoke | shells | barrel | bells | Beads | pennies | Ribbons | cloth | cotton | multi-colored | green | brass | cowrie | trade | black | glass | Plateau

NA.202.562
Sioux | South Dakota | dress...
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NA.202.562 | 1905 | sleeve to sleeve: 48.25 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- Deerskin, fringed. Yoke decorated with four rows of cowrie shells and remnants of yellow paint. Poor condition with many holes. | NA.202.562.JPG | na.202.562v1.jpg | na.202.562v2.jpg | dress | shells | yellow | fringe | cowrie | deerskin | paint | Sioux | South Dakota

NA.202.40
Northern Plains | Sioux | dr...
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NA.202.40 | ca. 1885 | L: 46 in, width: 29.5 in | Gift of Mr. Robert Garland | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- Blue wool with circular dentallium shell yoke with brown glass trade beads. Purple satin ribbons on side of bottom. Red ribbon across bottom and sleeves, green cloth along bottom edge. | NA.202.40.JPG | NA.202.40.JPG | NA.202.40dtl.JPG | dress | wool | shells | trade | Red | glass | Satin | blue | dentallium | green | ribbon | purple | cloth | Beads | brown | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.203.1720
Northern Plains | hair ornam...
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NA.203.1720 | 1900-1925 | L: 16 in, width: 1 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 hair ornaments. Triangular piece of buffalo rawhide and fur with (6) vertical sections of dentalium shells below; each section divided by rectangular strip of buffalo rawhide and fur. Hide ties through top of triangle. Bi-valve shells and ermine tails attached to lower edge with sinew. Reverse of rawhide strips on every other piece colored with orange pigment. | NA.203.1720.jpg | NA.203.1720.v1.jpg | hair ornaments | shells | rawhide | dentallium shells | tanned hide | ermine | pigment | buffalo fur | Northern Plains

NA.203.763
Crow | necklace | leather | ...
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NA.203.763 | ca. 1885 | overall length: 19.5 in, width: 10.25 in, diameter of shells: 2.875 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Man's loop necklace - 13 strands of shell disc beads strung on rawhide with turquoise faceted glass bead in center of each strand, brass bead at each end. Strands attached to commercially tanned leather straps with brass tack design. Twisted rawhide fringe and neck tie thong. Two large conch shell discs on each side of top; smaller one in center with two brass beads. | na.203.763.jpg | necklace | leather | shells | brass | rawhide | shell disc | glass faceted | fringe | Beads | conch | twisted | commercially tanned | Crow

NA.202.530
Plains | dress | shells | de...
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NA.202.530 | 1930 | L: 37.75 in, sleeve to sleeve w/fringe: 39.75 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Girl's -- Deerskin with fringe upper part and sleeves painted yellow and decorated with cowrie shells. | NA.202.530.JPG | na.202.530.jpg | dress | shells | deerskin | paint | cowrie | yellow | fringe | Plains

1.69.43B
martingale | leather | shell...
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1.69.43B | martingale length: 48 in | Martingale, black leather with cowrie shells and brass hardware. Given to Buffalo Bill in 1887 by the Prince of Wales, who later became King Edward | 1.69.43ab.jpg | martingale | leather | shells | cowrie | brass

NA.507.11
Northern Plains | doll | hor...
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NA.507.11 | ca. 1890 | L: 22.5 in | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Female -- Stuffed cloth doll with tanned dress having globular glass beads and fringe. Red wool belt, black horse hair braids. Tube shell and globular necklace with shell medallion. Small necklace with abalone shell medallion. Beaded border on yoke with single cowrie shell in back. Plain buckskin high top moccasins. | NA.507.11.JPG | na.507.11.jpg | doll | horse | wool | cloth | shells | tanned | Red | hide | cowrie | trade | deer | black | hair | Beads | abalone | fringe | Northern Plains

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.202.77
Plateau | Salish | dress | d...
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NA.202.77 | ca. 1895 | overall length: 44.75 in, sleeve length: 17.75 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- Tanned, deer hide, with overlay bead yoke in geometric design. Fringe of oblong and tubular shaped glass beads and cowrie shells along yoke. Brass button border along bottom. Fringe along bottom edge, sleeves, sides and on bodice of dress. | NA.202.77.pdf | NA.202.77v1.jpg | NA.202.77v2.jpg | NA.202.77.JPG | geometric | dress | deer | Beads | cowrie | shells | glass | seed | buttons | hide | tubular | brass | tanned | Plateau | Salish

NA.202.76
Kootenai | Plateau | dress |...
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NA.202.76 | ca. 1910 | overall length: 44 in, sleeve length: 21 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- Tanned, deer hide, with overlay bead border on yoke and sleeves, glass tube beads, cowrie and sea shell danglers along yoke and sleeves. Fringe along bottom edge, sleeves, sides and throughout bodice of dress. **Supposedly belonged to Chief Matisse's wife. | NA.202.76.JPG | na.202.76.jpg | dress | Beads | shells | tube | overlay | cowrie | hide | seed | deer | tanned | sea | fringe | Kootenai | Plateau

NA.202.547
Sioux | South Dakota | dress...
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NA.202.547 | 1890 | L: 29.5 in, width: 31.25 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Girl's dress-- Blue wool with white selvedge edge on sleeves and bottom. Red ribbon on each sleeve. Green, blue, red ribbons and sequins around bottom. Yoke decorated with dentallium shells with three green ribbons on back. | NA.202.547.JPG | na.202.547.jpg | dress | dentallium | wool | Ribbons | Red | shells | blue | sequins | green | Sioux | South Dakota

NA.203.70
Northern Plains | necklace |...
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NA.203.70 | early 20th century | L: 131 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Necklace - single strand of white tube shell beads. | NA.203.70.JPG | na.203.70.jpg | necklace | shells | White | Beads | tube | Northern Plains

NA.203.157
Northern Plains | hair piece...
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NA.203.157 | band length: 14.5 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment. Hair piece of three braids of human hair with tanned strip along top with bead decoration. Small conch shell on each end. | NA.203.157.JPG | na.203.157.jpg | hair piece | hair | human | seed | shells | Animal | hide | conch | braided | Beads | Northern Plains

NA.203.40
Southwest | necklace | shell...
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NA.203.40 | late 19th century | L: 20 in | Gift of Corliss C. and Audrienne H. Moseley | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment. Necklace - single strand of disc shells strung on string. | NA.203.40.JPG | na.203.40.jpg | necklace | shells | string | disc | Southwest