VISIT

Plan an in-person visit

SUPPORT

The Center needs you

SHOP

Browse our online store

1.69.1936B
block | tacks | plates | woo...
add to galleryremove from gallery

1.69.1936B | ca. 1902 | H: .875 in, L: 2.125 in, width: 2.417 in | 1.69.1936b.JPG | head and shoulders image of Buffalo Bill | block | tacks | plates | wood | zinc

1.69.1936F
block | tacks | wood | plate...
add to galleryremove from gallery

1.69.1936F | ca. 1902 | H: .875 in, L: 2.125 in, width: 2.417 in | 1.69.1936f.JPG | head and shoulders image of Buffalo Bill | block | tacks | wood | plates | zinc

NA.504.198
pipe stem | tacks | brass | ...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.504.198 | L: 26.25 in, width: 1.5 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Flat wood with peacock? feathers at mouthpiece; decorated with plaited and wrapped porcupine quills in green, yellow and white; decorated also with horse hair and sets of brass tacks past end of quills. | NA.504.198.JPG | na.504.198.jpg | pipe stem | tacks | brass | hair | yellow | porcupine | feathers | peacock | horse | wood | quills | stem | White | green

NA.111.37
South Dakota | Sioux | cradl...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.111.37 | 1890 | L: 38.125 in, width: 11.875 in, H: 10.5 in | Function: Utensils and implements - Child Care, Training and Education. Object: Cradle - wooden frame decorated with brass tacks at the top and remnants of ribbons. Carrier made of deerskin and canvas and lined with red cloth. Outside is fully beaded in lazy stitch designs of stepped diamonds and triangles with a central stripe. Colors are blue, red, turquoise and green on white ground. | na.111.37.JPG | na.111.37.jpg | diamonds | triangles | lazy stitch | cradle | tacks | cloth | deerskin | brass | Beads | wood | canvas | Red | Ribbons | South Dakota | Sioux

NA.202.371B
Northern Plains | pouch | ta...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.202.371B | ca. 1920 | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Black leather pouch with brass tack decoration. | na.202.371b.jpg | pouch | tacks | leather | brass | black | Northern Plains

1.69.1936C
block | tacks | plates | zin...
add to galleryremove from gallery

1.69.1936C | ca. 1902 | H: .875 in, L: 2.125 in, width: 2.417 in | 1.69.1936c.JPG | head and shoulders image of Buffalo Bill | block | tacks | plates | zinc | wood

NA.505.4
Northern Plains | Sioux | cr...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.505.4 | ca. 1890 | L: 27.375 in, width: 4.25 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Carved wooden in shape of crane buckskin band with red and blue beading, green duck feathers at center with green ribbon. Painted on head and beak, brass tack eyes. | na.505.4.jpg | NA.505.4.JPG | shape of crane | crane whistle | tacks | painted | seed | ribbon | blue | deer | Beads | band | duck | wood | feathers | green | brass | hide | carved | Red | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.111.18
Northern Plains | Cheyenne |...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.111.18 | ca. 1870 | frame length: 38.5 in, Frame width: 10 in, cradle length: 25.25 in, cradle width: 9.5 in | Utensils and implements - Child Care, Training and Education. Cradle - tanned, fully beaded in lazy stitch geometric design, canvas backing, red cloth lining, red ribbon streamers, lace up front. Mounted on lattice board frame with brass tack design. | NA.111.18.JPG | lazy stitch | geometric | cradle | tacks | brass | tanned deer hide | glass beads | Tradecloth | wood | Ribbons | Northern Plains | Cheyenne

NA.505.31
hand drum | frame | tacks | ...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.505.31 | 1890 | Diameter: 15.875 in, width: 2.25 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Musical Instruments. Wooden frame double rawhide head; front head painted blue bird (eagle?) with blue dots above it; back head partially painted orange; heads ripped in several spots, secured to the frame by metal carpet tacks. | NA.505.31.JPG | na.505.31v2.jpg | na.505.31v1.jpg | bird | spots | dots | hand drum | frame | tacks | double head | blue | rawhide | carpet | painted | ripped | cover | wood | orange | metal

1.69.2275A
hanger | tacks | brass | boa...
add to galleryremove from gallery

1.69.2275A | ca. 1910 | Base Length: 9.5 in, Base Width: 7 in, base depth: .875 in | Mary Jester Allen type label on back of A: 2, Written on back of A: BRADFORD CODY/illegible/Bradford/BRADFORD, Written on back of B: WC BRADFORD/Cody BRADFORD | Deer foot gun, hat or coat hanger, mounted on diamond shaped board covered with dark purple velvet and decorated with 4 brass tacks near each corner and 5 brass tacks along each side; eyebolt at top corner for hanging. | 1.69.2275A&B.JPG | hanger | tacks | brass | board | dark purple | velvet

NA.504.267
Western Plains | pipe tomaha...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.504.267 | L: 21 in, width: 9.125 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Steel triangular blade with pipe bowl; wooden handle/stem with rows of brass tacks, hot file marks; bone mouthpiece. | NA.504.267.JPG | na.504.267.jpg | file marks | pipe tomahawk | brass | tacks | mouthpiece | wood | steel | blade | handle | bone | triangular | Western Plains

NA.203.1208
Arapaho | Feather bonnet | t...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.203.1208 | ca. 1876 | H: 17 in, width: 12.5 in | Gift of the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society, Williamsport, PA | Dress and Adornment; Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Eagle feather headdress with flicker feathers by ears. Silk ribbons hang down from headband. | na.203.1208.jpg | Feather bonnet | tacks | felt | golden eagle | feather | ribbon | canvas | glass beads | metal | flicker | hide | Arapaho

1.69.1935E
block | tacks | wood | plate...
add to galleryremove from gallery

1.69.1935E | ca. 1893 | H: .875 in, L: 2.055 in, width: 2.417 in | 1.69.1935e.JPG | head and shoulders image of Buffalo Bill | block | tacks | wood | plates | zinc

NA.111.30
Northern Plains | Sioux | La...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.111.30 | ca. 1890 | frame length: 41 in, Frame width: 8 in, cradle length: 25.5 in, cradle width: 11.5 in | Utensils and implements - Child Care, Training and Education. Cradle - tanned, top and sides beaded in lazy stitch geometric design, bead border lane along front edge. Lined with green and black print cloth, small cloth pouch attached to front, quill wrapped buckskin and tin cone danglers on front. Lace up front. Mounted on lattice board frame with brass tack design. | na.111.30.JPG | na.111.30.jpg | lazy stitch | geometric | cradle | Tradecloth | deer hide | tacks | tin | wood | tanned | Cotton cloth | cones | Beads | seed | quills | porcupine | brass | Northern Plains | Sioux | Lakota

NA.108.29
tomahawk | tacks | head | br...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.108.29 | L: 19.875 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Utensils and implements - Fighting. Pipe tomahawk - wooden handle decorated with brass tacks and metal head. | NA.108.29.JPG | na.108.29.jpg | tomahawk | tacks | head | brass | metal | handle | wood

NA.111.9
Sioux | Northern Plains | cr...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.111.9 | ca. 1920 | frame length: 68 in, Frame width: 7.75 in, cradle length: 22.5 in, cradle width: 10 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Utensils and implements - Child Care, Training and Education. Cradle - tanned, three quarters of cradle is beaded in lazy stitch in geometric design, blue tradecloth bottom and lining. Buckskin lace up front, lattice board frame with brass tack design. Red ribbon on top and sides. | NA.111.9.JPG | na.111.9.jpg | geometric | lazy stitch | cradle | tacks | ribbon | blue | wood | brass | Tradecloth | Beads | seed | Red | Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.109.23
Northern Plains | Cheyenne |...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.109.23 | ca. 1890 | L: 9 in, width: 6.375 in | Utensils and implements - Toilet Articles. Bag - commercially tanned leather with overlay beaded panel in geometric design on front, border lane along flap edge. Fringe along bottom edge with a few brass tacks. | NA.109.23.JPG | na.109.23.jpg | geometric | overlay | bag | tacks | Beads | animal hide | seed | commercially tanned | brass | Northern Plains | Cheyenne

NA.504.266
Northern Plains | pipe tomah...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.504.266 | L: 20.125 in, width: 7 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Steel triangular curved blade with brass base and pipe bowl all in one piece; wooden handle/stem with a row of brass tacks on the bottom near the blade, hot file marks. | NA.504.266.JPG | na.504.266.jpg | file marks | pipe tomahawk | tacks | brass | wood | triangular | handle | steel | blade | Northern Plains

NA.504.258
Western Plains | pipe tomaha...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.504.258 | L: 25 in, width: 10.25 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Steel one piece triangular blade with pipe bowl; wooden handle/stem with shallow hollowed area on bottom, hot file markings for decoration, four rows of brass tacks at end; end has hole for smoke to be drawn through. | NA.504.258.JPG | na.504.258.jpg | NA.504.258.jpg | file marks | pipe tomahawk | handle | triangular | tacks | blade | brass | wood | steel | Western Plains

1.67.400
Cheyenne | cradle | tacks | ...
add to galleryremove from gallery

1.67.400 | ca. 1890 | overall length: 43.75 in, cradle cover: 26 in, width of upper cross bar: 10.5 in, width of lower cross bar: 6 in | Gift of The Coe Foundation | Fully beaded cradle with muslin backing, mounted on lattice boards with pointed tops, boards decorated with brass tacks, beaded tassles with brass bells along sides, print tradecloth liner, buckskin ties. | 1.67.400.jpg | 1.67.400.jpg | 1.67.400.JPG | cradle | tacks | wood | Print | bells | Beads | Tradecloth | Buckskin | brass | muslin | Cheyenne

NA.403.281
Crow | stirrups | saddle | c...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.403.281 | ca. 1900 | saddle height: 17 in, saddle length: 26.5 in, saddle width: 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 | Saddle and stirrups covered with rawhide and tanned hide. Stirrups have blue pigment and an attached piece of beaded cloth. Fringe and pieces of beaded cloth, attached to tanned hide, hang from front and rear trees of saddle. The tops of the pommel and cantle are beaded. The stirrups are attached to the saddle. | NA.403.281.v2.jpg | NA.403.281.jpg | NA.403.281.v1.jpg | stirrups | saddle | cloth | wood | tanned hide | tacks | pigment | Beads | rawhide | burlap | thread | Crow

NA.111.26
Sioux | Northern Plains | cr...
add to galleryremove from gallery

NA.111.26 | ca. 1880 | L: 21 in, width: 8.5 in | Function: Utensils and implements - Child Care, Training and Education. Object: Hood cradle - sewn red tradecloth with red ribbon edging, white tube beads and brass disc design on top, tab on top back with glass bead and brass danglers. Black print cloth lining in hood section. Remarks: Larry Larom collection. Gift of the above source, Mr. & Mrs. Larry Larom. Mr. Larom (deceased) was one of the first dude ranchers in this Rocky Mountain region. | na.111.26.JPG | na.111.26.jpg | cradle | brass | tacks | bells | tube | trade | Red | ribbon | Beads | Tradecloth | Sioux | Northern Plains

1.69.6009
chaps | child's | tacks | le...
add to galleryremove from gallery

1.69.6009 | unknown | L: 18.25 in, width: 8.5 in | Anonymous | 1.69.6009.jpg | chaps | child's | tacks | leather | buckle | black | cowhide

1.69.2485
John B. Stetson Company, Phi...
add to galleryremove from gallery

1.69.2485 | width: 16.5 in, H: 7 in | Gift of Mrs. Arthur Claffy | Leather inside hat band company seal: JOHN B. STETSON CO/PHILADELPHIA, PA./THE BOSS RAW EDGE/CLEARNUTRIA, Band is stamped: 60 S | Cowboy hat with tacked leather band. (A) Hat, light brown felt with cream ribbon band folded red and white paper accenting tie on right side of band. Leather inside hat band. (B) Tacked band, silver tacks on black leather with inscribed line above and below tacks; metal buckle. | 1.69.2485back.JPG | 1.69.2485front.JPG | cowboy hat | light brown | felt | tacks | black | buckle | leather | silver | metal | John B. Stetson Company, Philadelphia, PA.