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NA.502.279
Midwest | rattle | wood | pi...
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NA.502.279 | ca. 1880 | width: 12.5 in, L: 12.5 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 | Carved wooden handle, shaped gracefully to match size bottom of gourd, then tapers down with dark colored tanned hide wrapped around bottom of handle sewn in place with portion hanging off and hide strings attached. Gourd is dark, splotched with color, and 1" L wood stem through top - with hide pieces on either side for attachment. Dark brown pigment covering overall. | na.502.279.jpg | rattle | wood | pigment | tanned hide | gourd | Midwest

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.202.1391
Midwest | Plains | Moccasins...
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NA.202.1391 | ca. 1950s | H: 3.5 in, width: 4 in, L: 9 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 | Center vamp seam and back seamed moccasins, with attached ankle cuff and inserted beaded panel around ankle. Short tongue upward from vamp. Tongue is backed with rubberbacked canvas - either makes these items date late or was 20th century repair. Semi-pointed toe. Ties at ankle, front. U-shaped design on vamp. Majority white seed beads, with light green row, and med. blue and green V-shape line, and square diamond in red with silver metal beads and pink center. The most outer three rows are horsehair wrapped in orange dyed horsehair (?) - last first two; outer is horse hair wrapped in light green dyed horsehair (?). The decorative cuff around the ankle is pinked and has seed bead design in lines or pink, white, light green, and red. White rows are small v's to give effect of lace. | na.202.1391.jpg | Moccasins | glass beads | cotton thread | dye | canvas | metal beads | rubber | Horse Hair | tanned hide | Midwest | Plains

NA.503.43
Central Plains | Midwest | l...
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NA.503.43 | ca. 1880-1900 | basket height: 1.25 in, width: 2 in, L: 33.5 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 | Each of the two lacrosse sticks, NA.503.43.1 and NA.503.43.2, is a squared piece of light colored wood, split and bent on the end to form a loop, which is then strung through drilled holes with tanned hide on the long vertical and across the short horizontal to form a basket. Where the loop and base meet is wrapped tightly with tanned hide strip. | NA.503.43.jpg | lacrosse stick | tanned hide | rawhide | wood | Central Plains | Midwest

NA.403.259
Plains | Midwest | saddle | ...
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NA.403.259 | ca. 1870 | L: 18.5 in, width: 11.5 in, H: 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 | Two thick (1 ½"W) rounded wood pieces (almost U shaped), attached to front and rear of two wooden side slats. All covered with rawhide, wet, and stitched with sinew for a tight cover. The topes of the U shapes are covered in two long single rows of brass tacks, and one shorter row at top of the U form. Four (not original) rawhide straps (1 ½" with some cow hair still on) are looped on itself and bound with a round rawhide cutout, with a leather tie attached to one side - for a belly strap (?). Stirrup attached to each side with long leather ties. The stirrups are made of wood covered tightly with rawhide and sinew sewn. Unadorned. | na.403.259.jpg | saddle | wood | brass tacks | sinew | rawhide | tanned hide | Plains | Midwest