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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.403.221
Blackfoot | Kainai | Canada ...
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NA.403.221 | ca. 1870 | width: 20 in, L: 13 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 | Fully beaded mask bordered or fringed in feathers - typical of Blackfoot or Blackfeet. "Star" on either side, as well as "boxed hourglass." yellow looped beads at eye holes = "Thunder" Feat in book, "American Indian Horse Masks," 206. by Michael Condrey, pg. 31. | NA.403.221.v1.jpg | NA.403.221.v2.jpg | horse mask | silk ribbon | cotton thread | tanned hide | glass beads | common raven feathers | Blackfoot | Kainai | Canada

NA.202.1322
Northern Plains | Lakota | S...
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NA.202.1322 | ca. 1890 | L: 12.25 in, width: 9.25 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 | Pair of leggings numbered (a) and (b). Rectangle pieces of leather, quilled on front in yellow background with possible Lakota spider designs (2) on each in purple, red and off white quills. Five other designs in boxes of red and purple. Sides are fringed in metal cones with red feather fluffs; opposite side is edged in dark blue silk ribbon. Backed in black calico cloth; and seamed on edge with cones. Bat wings in partially folded strip of red calico cloth. 3 satin ribbons in red and green attached to outer top. 3 leather ties on top and bottom for attaching. Sparse amount of red pigment on edges with metal cones. Possibly dance outfit leggings. | na.202.1322ab.jpg | leggings | silk ribbon | Cotton cloth | cotton thread | porcupine quills | pigment | feather fluffs | tanned hide | aniline dyes | metal cones | Northern Plains | Lakota | Sioux

NA.203.1571
Plains | roach headdress | s...
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NA.203.1571 | 1920s | L: 27.5 in, width: 10.25 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 | Head roach made of 1"W, 17"L strip of brown velvet, attached at recto top to a velvet fabric disc with German silver concha in the center, edged and gathered in pink/red satin ribbon. Ribbon has zig-zag row of gold colored glass tube-beads down the center of the strip. Entire object has 65 Flicker feathers surrounding the 17" strip and the top circle. Six (6) feathers at the top of the piece/circle have remnants of dyed feathers glued to tips. Verso of long strip has cream, yellow, brown ribbon down down the center, and edged in gold glass tube-beads entire length. Same ribbon is gathered around the velvet circle at top, and gold glass tube beads are sewn around the two perimeters of the velvet circle. A metal clip or pin is at the top, and has piece of tanned hide attached to it, for attachment purposes. | NA.203.1571.v1.jpg | NA.203.1571.v2.jpg | na.203.1571.jpg | roach headdress | silk ribbon | glass beads | flicker feathers | velvet cloth | tanned hide | metal | ribbon | dyed feathers | german silver | glue | cotton thread | Plains

NA.203.1433
Northern Plains | feather bo...
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NA.203.1433 | 1930-1949 | bonnet height: 18 in, circumference: 23 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 | Golden eagle feather bonnet with trailer. Bonnet made from black felt cap; feathers attached with rawhide loops; red/orange wool, silk and cotton cloth wraps. Copper colored horsehair tufts at feather tips. Beaded brow band, light blue ground with red/white and yellow/blue tipi designs, green edging. Red, yellow, white ribbons at temples. 63” trailer with tail feathers attached to red cotton cloth trailer, yellow trim edge and backing; machine stitched. Trailer attaches to bonnet with hide ties. Eagle feather fluffs attached to sides of trailer with hide ties. Copper, white horse hair tufts at tail feather tips. | NA.203.1433.v1.jpg | NA.203.1433.v2.JPG | NA.203.1433.jpg | feather bonnet and trailer | silk ribbon | golden eagle feathers | satin ribbon | glass beads | ribbon | golden eagle feather fluffs | felt skull cap | cotton cloth | wool cloth | tanned hide | Beads | Northern Plains

NA.403.307
Great Lakes | Chippewa | sad...
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NA.403.307 | ca. 1880 | width: 32 in, L: 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 | Beaded hide saddle blanket. Tanned hide backed with canvas (machine stitched), pink silk ribbon trim. Rear corners rounded. Abstract beaded floral and leaf designs with glass see beads and sinew; round bud and vine design along edges, light blue outlines and vine with dark blue, green, red and yellow circles; green leaf designs proper left and right front corners with orange outlines and stems, metallic silver and dark blue centers; four point star or floral design proper left and right rear corners in yellow, red, and green bands with blue and metallic silver centers. Brown, gold, tan, red and blue silk ribbons sewn at each corner. | NA.403.307.v3.JPG | NA.403.307.v1.JPG | NA.403.307.v2.JPG | saddle blanket | silk ribbon | cotton thread | canvas | tanned hide | glass beads | Great Lakes | Chippewa

NA.102.223
Lakota | Northern Plains | S...
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NA.102.223 | ca. 1875 | L: 58.75 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 | S-curved wood shaft spear with 7 ¾" exposed of metal blade inserted into top notch and wrapped with rawhide. Entire shaft is wrapped in red wool cloth with a strip of navy cloth sewn to it with cotton thread. Cloth is fringed at top and bottom. Thin strip of cream colored cotton cloth is wrapped diagonally around the entire shaft. Bow string attached at either end with cream cloth strip and cotton thread is comprised of twisted red wool, (replaced with red silk (or satin?) ribbon at center), blue cotton, and cream cotton cloth. String is tied to center of wood bow with strips of cream cotton cloth, blue cotton cloth, and red silk (or satin?) ribbon. 3 separate sets of feathers attached to center of bow with hide string. Center set has one feather. Top and bottom set have 2 feathers. A 4th set of two feathers tied with hide string have fallen off. | na.102.223.jpg | bow lance | silk ribbon | eagle feathers | cotton thread | Cotton cloth | wool cloth | tanned hide | metal | wood | Lakota | Northern Plains | Sioux | Standing Rock

NA.502.327
Central Plains | Potawatomi ...
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NA.502.327 | ca. 1880 | handle width: 1 in, L: 15 in, L: 23 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 | Ceremonial ball head club. Ball and handle two pieces. Slender handle widens below head. Front of ball is flat with carved circle painted red. Handle below ball has brass and metal tacks and nails. Green, pink silk ribbons tied to handle. Deer dew claws, red and green silk ribbons strung on hide ties through hole in handle. | NA.502.327.jpg | club | wood | silk ribbon | pigment | tanned hide | metal | brass | deer dew claws | Central Plains | Potawatomi

NA.202.1386
Eastern Woodlands | Midwest ...
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NA.202.1386 | ca. 1890 | L: 9 in, wide at widest point: 4.25 in, H: 2 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 | Women's moccasins with soft bottom, one piece tanned hide seamed up the heel, with attached ankle cuff, pointed to V in front. No tongue. Appears to be a tie on front upper near cuff points. Large oak leaf embroidered in glass beads on vamp in green, outlined in black, then white beads. Ankle cuff covered in burgundy silk fabric and edged in purple silk ribbon, with a single line of translucent gold beads all around perimeter of purple ribbon trim. Outside edge of cuff is outlined with white beads, doubled up to give a fringe or lace look. | na.202.1386.jpg | Moccasins | glass beads | silk ribbon | tanned hide | cotton thread | Eastern Woodlands | Midwest

NA.205.111
Northern Plains | bonnet | t...
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NA.205.111 | ca. 1870 | L: 72.5 in, plume length: 20 in, width: 17 in, cap diameter: 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 | Bonnet and trailer with two buffalo horns connected with beaded strand. Hide and fur "ears" attached below horns. Eagle feather and plume from center. Brow band beaded in medium and light blue lightning pattern. Ermine pieces and silk ribbons at temples. Trailer is red cotton cloth with tan edge, overlay of bear (?) fur and hide; natural and red dyed golden eagle feathers with yellow horsehair attached. Orange feathers and fur on lower 1/3 of trailer seem to be newer additions. | na.205.111.jpg | bonnet | trailer | Cotton cloth | dye | silk ribbon | wool cloth | tanned hide | ermine | mallard feathers | Horse Hair | metal bells | bear hide | eagle feathers | bison horns | Bear fur | felt | glass beads | feathers | Northern Plains

NA.203.1789
Plains | bonnet | golden eag...
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NA.203.1789 | ca. 1890 | H: 15 in, L: 29 in, width: 11 in | Gifted by K.L. (Butch) Knuppenburg in memory of Brownie Newton | golden eagle primary feathers and fluffs, rabbit fur and hide, buffalo fur, felt cap, glass beads, silk ribbons, yarn | NA.203.1789.v1.JPG | NA.203.1789.v2.JPG | bonnet | golden eagle feathers | glass beads | silk ribbon | felt | feather fluffs | yarn | rabbit fur | hide | buffalo fur | Plains

NA.202.592
Montana | Apsáalooke | Crow...
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NA.202.592 | ca. 1885 | shoulder to shoulder: 22 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Deer hide, painted yellow, with fringe. Green and purple cloth binding down front on edges. Otter hide with fur down front on one side and around bottom. Abstract beaded designs on front, back and back of sleeves, outlined in blue. Orange or purple ribbons on back of each shoulder. Orange-red dyed horse hair in bundles down the back of each sleeve. | NA.202.592.JPG | na.202.592v1.jpg | na.202.592v2.jpg | NA.202.592 back.jpg | NA.202.592 front.jpg | abstract designs | jacket | tanned deer hide | orange-red | otter hide with fur | Beads | purple | hair | glass beads | silk ribbon | horse | dyed horse hair | green | binding | fur | Ribbons | fringe | pigment | orange | deer hide | dyed | cloth | blue | yellow | Constructed in the style of a European frock coat and adorned with an abstract floral design favored in Crow beadwork, this jacket is a unique combination of cultural styles. Its surface is further embellished with otter fur, ribbons, and dyed horse hair, as well as a heavy layer of yellow pigment. All of these elements indicate a formal piece of clothing with a nod to the natural world from which the Crow drew the basis of their beliefs and traditions. This garment would have been worn by an Indian man of prominence for special occasions. | Montana | Apsáalooke | Crow

NA.203.1735
Lakota Sioux | Northern Plai...
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NA.203.1735 | 1870-1880 | width: 3.125 in, L: 11 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 | Quilled hair ornament. Long triangular shape, rounded top; red quillwork rows with blue, green and natural (un-dyed) quillwork blocks, stitched on tanned hide with red wool cloth backing. Lower edge rawhide strips wrapped in red quillwork with white box designs, purple centers. Tin cones with red feathers tied to ends of strips with cotton string. Quillwork wrapped danglers, folded over to form loops, red with white and purple bands; tin cones, red feathers at ends. Red silk ribbon ties strung through dangler loops at top of ornament. | NA.203.1735.JPG | hair ornament | rawhide | wool cloth | dyed feathers | silk ribbon | porcupine quills | dyed porcupine quills | metal cones | Lakota Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.403.234
Northern Plains | Apsáalook...
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NA.403.234 | ca. 1870 | H: 11.5 in, width: 7.25 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 | Matched pair of stirrups with wooden base, sides and arch covered with rawhide, wetted and formed to fit then sewn on with sinew. Outer decorative side has light blue seed beads sewn into the rawhide outlining shape of side and center division; sinew cut out of two sides with red wool inserted. Decorative flap added. First portion is tanned hide sewn with heavy sinew to base, then fully beaded with white seed beads on perimeter with nine (9) vertical rows of beads in varying widths: rose/pink, bright blue, translucent red, turquoise blue, dirty yellow - repeat reverse of colors on other side. Lower flap is red wool cloth, backed with plain cotton cloth, edged and finished in dark blue silk trim. Brass bells on lower edge of flap. | na.403.234.jpg | NA.403.234v3.jpg | na.403.234v2.jpg | stirrups | glass beads | cotton thread | wood | sinew | silk ribbon | rawhide | wool cloth | brass bells | Cotton cloth | Northern Plains | Apsáalooke | Crow | Montana

NA.203.1435
Missouri River Region | Arik...
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NA.203.1435 | ca. 1975 | bonnet height: 18 in, circumference: 24 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 | Contemporary golden eagle feather bonnet. Tan felt cap; feathers attached with rawhide loops; red wool wraps with bands of tan cloth tape. White rabbit fur (?) patches, magenta feather fluffs at feather tips. Smaller body feathers at top of cap; long feather plume at center with turquoise and plain fluffs; feather drop tied with hide thong at back of bonnet, turquoise and plain fluffs at tip. Beaded brow band, white ground with red/green center and blue/red green center crosses; green/red edging. Beaded rosettes at temples, red/green/blue bands on white ground, green/red edging; purple ribbons at center. Green, orange, yellow, lavender silk and satin ribbons, and ermine strips attached behind rosettes. Inscription in ink inside cap: “Arikara by Frank Heort.” | NA.203.1435.jpg | NA.203.1435.v2.JPG | NA.203.1435.v1.jpg | Feather bonnet | cloth tape | satin ribbon | glass beads | silk ribbon | Horse Hair | rabbit hide | felt skull cap | golden eagle feathers | wool cloth | ermine hide | ermine fur | tanned hide | rabbit fur | dyed feathers | Missouri River Region | Arikara

NA.202.1348
Southern Plains | Kiowa | le...
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NA.202.1348 | ca. 1870 | L: 29.5 in, width: 14 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 into tube, cut at diagonal at top to a tie, tapering toward bottom with triangular side flap. Varying lengths of self-fringe on flap and bottom of flap. Flap is painted green, body is painted yellow. Recto edge of flap and bottom cuff has red cotton cloth accent trim. Flap and body separated by line of green paint, red line, green line. Green dyed and twisted leather strips punched through on the red line (seam distinction) of color with 3-4 large blood red beads tied through some of the ties, with blue and green silk ribbon (remnants) added. One darker strip of hide also tied on to fringe piece on "B", a portion is wrapped with blue and white seed beads and red cotton cloth. Verso is plain. Single brass bead tied into edge fringe recto; 2 ruby colored faceted (1 split) beads tied into interior fringe on recto. | na.202.1348.jpg | leggings | cotton thread | tanned hide | faceted glass beads | silk ribbon | glass beads | pigments | brass bead | Cotton cloth | Southern Plains | Kiowa

NA.403.244
Ojibwa | Plains Cree | Plain...
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NA.403.244 | ca. 1890 | L: 12 in, width: 8.5 x 20.75 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 | Tanned hide, stuff with hair, edged all along perimeter seams with red wool cloth. Embroidered with glass seed beads on four (4) oval hide patches on each corner, edged in red wool cloth. White background with medium blue and rose translucent floral patterns, with green leaves and dark blue stems. And dark blue, translucent pink and translucent green. Designs on two front and two rear corners are alike. Corner flaps are cotton cloth based with overlays of blue cloth, edged in red silk ribbon and white or clear beads. White beads are also inset of crossover pattern in the blue fabric. Center of each flap is floral design panel similar colors to corner patches. Designs on two front and two rear patches are alike. Burgundy and green yarn tassels hang from each flap. Back of one flap is old magazine paper mentioning "Russian" and has man's shoes and heavy coat, other backing appears to be brown heavy stock paper. | na.403.244v2.jpg | na.403.244.jpg | pad saddle | yarn | Cotton cloth | hair | silk ribbon | paper | cloth | wool cloth | tanned hide | cotton thread | glass beads | Ojibwa | Plains Cree | Plains

NA.505.95
Northern Plains | flute | ta...
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NA.505.95 | ca. 1880 | L: 23.625 in, Diameter: .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 | Wood flute with abstract carved line along length. Sweetgrass braid tied to top with green cloth. Center wraps of sinew. Red silk ribbons and quilled dangler with tine cones and red horse hair tied at center. | na.505.95.jpg | flute | tanned hide | sinew | porcupine quills | tin cones | silk ribbon | dye | cloth | Horse Hair | wood | Northern Plains

NA.504.382
Northeast | pipe stem | pigm...
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NA.504.382 | 1875-1900 | L: 25.375 in, width: 1.75 in, H: .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 | Wood carved into a puzzle stem with cutout designs in two (2) hearts, one (1) moon, and one (1) evening star and engraved designs, three (3) sections with cut out line designs that have light blue and darker blue ribbons tied through, and brass tacks on recto to enhance the cut out designs. Painted with four (4) black and two (2) red segments, except the two hearts are painted red in the interior and the center line cut out segment is also painted red. The evening star and moon, and the moon and small stars are painted yellow in their interiors. The shank is covered tightly with a dark tanned hid, and stitched in sinew. | na.504.382.jpg | pipe stem | pigment | sinew | brass tacks | silk ribbon | wood | tanned hide | Northeast

NA.108.208
Northern Plains | tomahawk |...
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NA.108.208 | ca. 1860 | L: 18.5 in, overall length: 30 in, wide at widest point: 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 | Spontoon type tomahawk with ribbons and eagle feather. Oval wood handle with spontoon blade inserted into split in handle, secured by two metal nails. Diamond shaped blade has two curled details. Three holes cut into blade. Red and tan silk ribbons, brown cord with tufts of ermine or rabbit fur and hide on cord. At end of cord single eagle feather. | NA.108.208.jpg | tomahawk | Cord | rabbit hair | wood | rabbit hide | ermine hair | silk ribbon | ermine hide | Eagle Feather | metal | Northern Plains

NA.203.1583
Plains | necklace | trailer ...
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NA.203.1583 | ca. 1860 | L: 16.5 in, width: 11 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 | Bear claw necklace with otter and trailer. Base of necklace made from body of otter and grizzly bear claws. Some claws appear to be wood, may have been added or substituted. Red pigment underside of claws. Brass beads between each claw; white pony beads at base between claws, proper right half; blue pony beads at base between claws, proper left half. Brass buttons on otter's eyes. Otter tail and hind legs, paws, attached on one side of double red trade cloth trailer. Blue beaded ball with ermine strips, red silk ribbons, eagle fluffs, body of yellow and black bird (possibly Bullock's Oriole, Icterus bullockii), hawk feathers, and green horse hair with quill wraps attached to otter's neck. | na.203.1583.jpg | necklace | trailer | tanned hide | eagle feathers | grizzly bear claws | brass buttons | pigment | otter hide | glass beads | wood | hawk feathers | dyed horse hair | ermine | brass beads | silk ribbon | wool cloth | otter fur | Bullock's Oriole | porcupine quills | Plains

NA.202.1330
Apsáalooke | Crow | Norther...
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NA.202.1330 | 1920s | L: 29.5 in, width: 13 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). Wool cloth bottom-panel style leggings. Green wool cloth folded in half with white non-dyed edge used as border on the sides. Machine stitched at an angle to create a downward rectangle shape pointing downward to top of fully beaded bottom-panel, then 3 leather ties inside. Machine sewn edges (all) fully done in red and purple layered ribbon, but most of ribbon is gone. Long wool (37"L) and cotton (20"L) ties sewn in at the unfinished tops. Wool tie were also edged with red/purple ribbons. Identical beaded panels (8"H x 14"W) - sewn onto dark blue cloth then attached- each have 4 panels of maroon cloth that could be polyester based? - if not cotton. Light blue faceted seed beads are base with 2 segments of 3 dark blue triangles anchoring 4 maroon triangles inset in white bar. Center design is 2 dark green stripes inset with 2 dark blue tipis, 1 orange stripe with dark blue triangle and up/down arrows. | na.202.1330.jpg | leggings | glass beads | Green wool cloth | polyester | silk ribbon | Cotton cloth | cotton thread | Apsáalooke | Crow | Northern Plains

NA.203.1548
Arizona | Western Apache | c...
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NA.203.1548 | ca. 1900 | L: 6.25 in, width: 8.5 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 | Man's leather war cap made up of four (4) hide pieces sewn together. Exterior painted with yellow ochre, and covered with bundles of split and full Great Horned Owl feathers. Strip of hide across front toothed with diamond shaped cutouts top of each tooth has mother of pearl button stitched at top, bottom edged with five (5) round silver metal disk buttons. Black lines follow the up and down teeth of hide strip. Two (2) silk ribbons 2"W lie underneath the decorative hide strip - one is orange toned, the other is brown - the orange ribbon hangs out 5" on either side. Two (2) trapezoidal pieces of hide attached to back - 4"L x 2 ¾"W. Painted in black and orange color lines echoing shape. Metal disk button in center. Elongated row of diamond shapes painted on back edge in black, lower empty portion filled with red ochre color. Narrow tanned hide chin strap has pearl buttons sewn on. | na.203.1548 (2).jpg | cap | metal buttons | mother of pearl buttons | silk ribbon | cotton thread | great horned owl feathers | pigments | tanned hide | Arizona | Western Apache

NA.203.1573
Northern Plains | bag | tin ...
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NA.203.1573 | ca. 1920 | L: 7.5 in, width: 7.5 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 | U shaped tanned hide bag, edged in painted parfleche that has been split, wrapped in dyed porcupine quills and finished with tin cones and deep red feather fluffs. One side is covered with 16 horizontal single rows of quills, and perimeter is one row. Pink majority with vertical triangles in cream and purple down the center with six (6) squares in same colors. The quilled panel has red cloth trim under it, and top/opening is trimmed with light blue satin ribbon and ribbon "handle." Opposite side is plain hide with beaded row around the U shaped perimeter in majority pink/rose seed beads with eight (8) boxes of blue and white beads. In center is 1 ¾" dia. beaded starburst in sienna colored seed beads. | na.203.1573.jpg | na.203.1573v2.jpg | bag | tin cones | cotton thread | dyed porcupine quills | glass beads | silk ribbon | Cotton cloth | parfleche | tanned hide | cotton twine | dyed feather fluffs | Northern Plains