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NA.202.214
Montana | Blackfeet | capote...
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NA.202.214 | ca. 1890 | bodice length: 48.75 in, sleeve length: 26 in | Adolf Spohr Collection; Gift of Larry Sheerin. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Hudson's Bay 3 point wool capote with candy stripe design (red, green, yellow and black horizontal stripes). Overlay bead shoulder tabs in block geometric design. Each edge of tab bound with red cloth having bear claws attached to outside edge. Hood edge bound with red cloth and cut cream color wool fringe attached. Wool strip attached to back of hood with serrated bottom edge. Serrated edge on tabs at bottom of sleeves. | NA.202.214.JPG | geometric | block | capote | bear | fringe | Red | (3) three point | cream color | seed beads | hide | trade cloth | Hudson Bay | black | yellow | stripes | wool | Animal | claws | green | Montana | Blackfeet

NA.505.97
Montana | Northern Plains | ...
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NA.505.97 | ca. 1910s | diameter of drum: 16 in, cover length: 24.25 in, cover width: 21 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 | Single drum head of rawhide stretched over 3 ¾" W wooden frame, one piece bent around and bound together with small round metal fasteners. Rawhide is pulled tightly over the wooden base and double laced through holes on the outside and inside of wood. Eleven (11) rawhide cords are knotted through the outside of the frame, meeting in center in 3" dia. basket weave pattern. Heavy red paint or ochre overall. Interior (verso) of drumhead is covered with 1"dia. ochre dots. The cover is cotton cloth, seamed at top for hide strip to pull through hide strip - machine sewn. Heavily striped and marked with paint, and ochre. | na.505.97v2.jpg | na.505.97.jpg | drum | cotton thread | metal | wood | rawhide | Cotton cloth | tanned hide | pigment | Montana | Northern Plains | Blackfeet

NA.403.85
Montana | Crow | horse crupp...
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NA.403.85 | ca. 1885 | overall length: 38.375 in, widest point without fringe: 9 in | Transportation: Land Transportation. Commercially tanned leather in front, buckskin back and fringe. Beaded on top in blue, red, yellow and white. Beaded star at bottom in blue, white, and red. Red wool trim and fringe. On beaded panel, double hourglass in greasy yellow and red rectangles. Two bell taps attached to side with red, blue and green fringe and blue and white beaded strips and bells attached. | NA.403.85.JPG | star | rectangles | double hourglass | horse crupper | deer hide | leather | glass beads | bell taps | wool cloth | hawk bells | brass | Montana | Crow

NA.507.98
Montana | Apsáalooke | Crow...
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NA.507.98 | 1895-1900 | L: 24.5 in, width: 10 in, depth: 4 in | In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton | Ritual and Recreation, Toys. Toy baby carrier, tanned hide covering a long, oval shaped board. Fringed at top and bottom. Beading at top is yellow, blue, pink and green triangular designs on a light blue ground, edged in white, blue and tan with a red tradecloth border. Three sets of straps across carrier are beaded in light blue and tan triangles alternating with blue and yellow triangles. Bottom beaded in a blue cross on a yellow stripe, bordered by pink stripes on a blue ground. Edged in red tradecloth. | NA.507.98.jpg | na.507.98.jpg | cross | triangles | stripes | toy cradle | tanned | hide | Beads | Tradecloth | Montana | Apsáalooke | Crow

NA.504.238
Montana | Blackfoot | tobacc...
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NA.504.238 | 1885 | L: 20 in, width without fringe: 8.75 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Tanned woodchuck(?) skin; round piece of red cloth with two rows of orange beads around it near navel area; hind legs have orange beading at ends and fringe hanging from it. | NA.504.238.JPG | rows | tobacco bag | orange | cloth | fringe | Red | Beads | hide | round piece | woodchuck | Montana | Blackfoot

NA.202.351
Montana | Crow | Apsáalooke...
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NA.202.351 | ca. 1890 | bodice length: 21 in, bodice width: 24.5 in, sleeve length: 19 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Tanned deer hide with applique bead shoulder and sleeve strips in multi-color stripe design. Red yarn stitched down along edges of bead strips. Large red wool neck tabs with horizontal bead stripe decoration and white bead border along edges. Human hair and ermine strips with red wool cloth and yarn wrapped at base. Self fringe along shirt and sleeve edge. Overlay bead cross at each side of front neck edge. A few strips of yellow wool attached to hair tassles. | Calendar: Historic Fashions Calendar Series, Western Wear 1850 to 2000, Texas Tech University Press, 2005, September | na.202.351.jpg | NA.202.351.jpg | NA.202.351.JPG | cross | shirt | ermine | glass beads | thread | cloth | wool | human hair | yarn | deer hide | Horse Hair | Montana | Crow | Apsáalooke

NA.202.467
Montana | Crow | leggings | ...
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NA.202.467 | 1905 | L: 31.875 in, width: 12.75 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Leggings made out of red wool blanket lined with blue material with white stripes; green cloth edging with blue edge beading; green cloth panels at bottom, blue bead border two beaded floral design for front and back in pink, red, yellow and blue; buffalo head above panel on front, green cloth, red, blue, gold and yellow beads, blue bead border, leather ties, remnant of red cloth belt loop. | NA.202.467.A&B.JPG | NA.202.467.JPG | NA.202.467.JPG | NA.202.467.jpg | floral | buffalo | leggings | seed | blue | ties | yellow | fabric | leather | wool | lined | Red | white stripes | gold | Beads | green | pink | Montana | Crow

NA.202.485
Montana | Salish | coat | da...
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NA.202.485 | 1890 | L: 30.125 in, width: 19.875 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Boy's -- Red wool, short sleeves, dark stripes near bottom, bottom edge cut into fringe. Leather ties down front. Dark wool binding on sleeves. Dark wool trim cut into fringe around neck and shoulders. Dark wool down front and around bottom trimmed with red ribbon? (badly deteriorated) and triangle designs of turquoise beads. | NA.202.485.JPG | na.202.485.jpg | triangles | coat | dark stripes | seed | Red | fringe | binding | turquoise | dark | Beads | ribbon | wool | Montana | Salish

NA.403.34
Montana | Crow | bridle | pi...
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NA.403.34 | ca. 1890 | overall length: 36 in, medallion length: 9.125 in, medallion diameter: 3.75 in, bit length: 7 in, bit width: 5.5 in | Gift of Mrs. Hope Williams Read | Transportation: Land Transportation. Tanned rawhide/painted parfleche bridle with forehead medallion. Bead border on headstall, fully beaded forehead medallion in overlay geometric design. Border has cloth wrapped horse hair tassles. Iron Spanish style high port bit with ring and danglers attached. ---Gift of the above source. | na.403.34.jpg | NA.403.34.JPG | geometric | bridle | pigment | wrapped | spanish style | Horse Hair | iron | cloth | rawhide | bit | Montana | Crow

NA.403.8
Montana | Crow | saddle blan...
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NA.403.8 | ca. 1900 | blanket length: 58.375 in, blanket width: 3.375 in, beaded strip width: 3.375 in, pendant length: 3.5 in, pendant top width: 2.5 in, pendant bottom width: 3.25 in | Gift of Irving H. "Larry" Larom Estate | Transportation: Land Transportation. Complete tan cloth saddle blanket with red wool and lazy stitch beaded border strip with beaded and red wool pendants at all corners with buckskin fringe. | na.403.8.jpg | saddle blanket | Red | glass beads | fringe | tan | cloth | seed | wool | Montana | Crow

NA.202.537
Montana | Blackfeet | cape |...
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NA.202.537 | 1930's | L: 24 in, width: 33.5 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Canvas backing, fully beaded with basket beads. Two diamond designs in red, blue, white, also turquoise on dark gray ground. Strands with red, dark gray and turquoise basket beads hang from bottom and end of sleeves. | NA.202.537.JPG | na.202.537.jpg | diamond designs | cape | basket | Red | turquoise | dark gray | White | canvas | Beads | blue | Montana | Blackfeet

NA.202.209
Montana | Blackfeet | shirt ...
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NA.202.209 | ca. 1890 | bodice length: 32 in, sleeve length: 23 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Tanned, caribou hide, overlay bead shoulder and sleeve tabs in geometric block design, ermine strips attached to shoulder and front. Serrated edge along bottom, around neck edge and scross back. Open "V" shape neck with fringe attached. Fringe along sleeve edges and across back. | NA.202.209view1.JPG | NA.202.209view2.JPG | block design | geometric | shirt | tanned | caribou hide | ermine | seed | glass beads | Montana | Blackfeet

NA.202.524
Montana | Crow | leggings | ...
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NA.202.524 | 1930 | L: 33.75 in, width: 14.625 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornemnt. Man's -- Red wool Hudson's Bay blanket, green binding on edges; green wool panel around bottom, beaded turquoise strip around borders, seven beaded strip top to bottom in turquoise, pink, blue, yellow, red and orange. | NA.202.524A&B.JPG | na.202.523.jpg | leggings | yellow | blue | green | Hudson Bay | seed | pink | Red | binding | turquoise | wool | orange | Beads | Montana | Crow

NA.202.617
Montana | Crow | vest | blue...
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NA.202.617 | 1900 | L: 19.75 in, width: 16 in | Gift of Mrs. Henry H.R. Coe | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's --Deerskin with red leather on edges. Fully beaded lazy stitch, geometric designs. Boxes and double crosses on front, triangles and double crosses on back in blue, green, red white hearts and yellow on white ground with green borders. | NA.202.617.JPG | na.202.617v1.jpg | na.202.617v2.jpg | geometric | triangles | double crosses | boxes | vest | blue | Beads | deerskin | green | red white hearts | lazy stitch | yellow | Red | seed | leather | Montana | Crow

NA.202.534
Montana | Blackfoot | dress ...
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NA.202.534 | 1900's-1905 | L: 43.75 in, width: 34.625 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily Attire And/Or Festive Attire. Woman's -- Red wool dress with brown velvet yoke. Yoke decorated with red and white basket beads in zigzag pattern on top of shoulders. Rows of basket beads across front and back in turquoise, red, white, green, brown, black, clear white, dark blue and orange. At bottom of rows of basket beads are blue and pink pony beads hanging with cowrie shells at the end. On neck in front is a strip of commercial trim fabric with silver metallic beads. On neck in back are two metal buttons with red stones. Around the dress near the bottom is a row of basket beads in turquoise, yellow and red that hang with bells on the end of each strand. | NA.202.534FRONT.JPG | NA.202.534BACK.JPG | NA.202.534.JPG | zigzag | dress | White | basket | blue | pony | brown | pink | trim | metal | green | Beads | orange | velvet | buttons | wool | black | bells | yellow | shells | turquoise | clear white | Red | cowrie | stones | commercial fabric | dark blue | metallic silver | Montana | Blackfoot

NA.106.293
Montana | Cheyenne | Tsitsts...
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NA.106.293 | 1885 | L: 12.5 in, width: 28.5 in | Utensils and implements - Household. Storage bag - deerskin, beaded lazy stitch strip on each side and across top flap in blue, green, red, yellow and white, with these strips are sets of two tin cones with dyed red horsehair. Across front are strips of porcupine quills, cross designs in green, orange, and purple on red ground. To each side on front are remnants of a row of red down feathers. Larom, Cheyenne saddle bag | NA.106.293.JPG | cross | storage bag | tanned | horsehair | porcupine | cones | quills | deer hide | glass beads | tin | Montana | Cheyenne | Tsitststas

NA.403.5
Montana | Crow | horse neck ...
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NA.403.5 | ca. 1900 | L: 36 in, bottom width: 9.25 in | FUNCTION: Transportation: Land Transportation. Tanned, two side panels with red tradecloth and three overlay beaded panels with two beaded triangles. White bead strip along outside edge, fringer tip edge at bottom. Square beaded panel in center with red cloth strips at top and bottom with white bead border. Front and side tied with buckskin thongs. ---Adolf Spohr collection which was purchased by the BBMA with monies donated by Larry Sheerin. Mr. Spohr (deceased) was a western artist who lived in Cody. | na.403.5.jpg | Square | triangles | horse neck decoration | tanned | seed | glass beads | hide | cloth | trade | deer | Buckskin | Montana | Crow

NA.302.24L
Montana | Cheyenne | tipi or...
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NA.302.24L | ca. 1910 | L: 11.5 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Strip of leather wrapped in orange raffia with dew claws and leather loops wrapped in orange and red raffia at ends. | na.302.24l.jpg | tipi ornament | wrapped | dew claws | raffia | leather | Montana | Cheyenne

NA.203.553
Montana | Cheyenne | bag | B...
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NA.203.553 | ca. 1875 | L: 11.875 in, width: 4.5 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Bag - buffalo hide (some fur attached); beaded along sides in yellow, red/white hearts and blue; tin cones with red cloth attached to corners; beaded along edge and on front of flap with stripes and triangle design in turquoise, yellow, red, blue and orange beads; tin cones with red cloth attached to front of flap. | na.203.553.JPG | na.203.553.jpg | stripes | triangle | bag | Beads | tin | cones | red/white hearts | cloth | Red | buffalo | hide | Montana | Cheyenne

NA.302.24A
Montana | Cheyenne | tipi or...
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NA.302.24A | ca. 1910 | L: 11.5 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Strip of leather wrapped in orange raffia with dew claws and leather loops wrapped in orange and red raffia at ends. | na.302.24a.jpg | tipi ornament | raffia | Red | wrapped | dew claws | leather | orange | Montana | Cheyenne

NA.502.172
Montana | Blackfoot | charm ...
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NA.502.172 | ca. 1885 | length with fringe: 7 in, width: 3 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Two eagle talons joined at bases with triangular design in pink, green, red white hearts and yellow; one leather strand attached to top; long leather fringe at bottom with three brass beads. | NA.502.172.JPG | na.502.172.jpg | triangular | charm | green | two | Beads | talons | pink | fringe | red white hearts | seed | yellow | brass | leather | eagle | joined together | Montana | Blackfoot

NA.102.95
Montana | Crow | powder meas...
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NA.102.95 | 1885 | L: 2.375 in, Diameter: .875 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss. | Written on bottom: c-75 | Utensils and implements - Hunting. Powder measure - Shotgun shell, wrapped with leather and beaded in green, pink, black, and white. | na.102.95.jpg | powder measure | leather | Beads | Montana | Crow

NA.202.545
Montana | Crow | dress | gre...
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NA.202.545 | 1925 | L: 24.25 in, width: 31.875 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Girl's dress-- Red wool with green wool around neck and on sleeves. Pink and green plaid cloth underskirt. Dress decorated with elk teeth across front. | NA.202.545.JPG | na.202.545.jpg | dress | green | Red | pink | teeth | wool | plaid | cloth | elk | Montana | Crow

NA.302.272
Montana | Blackfoot | Canada...
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NA.302.272 | unknown | L: 247 in, width: 477 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 | Canvas tipi in at least three different colored canvas - machine sewn with numerous canvas patches. Paintings in black, brown, green, yellow, and white paint. Many done in red ochre. Majority of top covered with red pigment over smoke flap - high on back is square cross in green 18" x 18" approx. Large circles on smoke flaps - 7 on one side in circle; 7 in slight line on the other. 23" L border of ochre along the bottom perimeter. Numerous scenes with horses, tipis, mules, birds, guns, men in outward circles. Boat with three people in it. Images included - too many to describe. "Mountain Chief" written across front in ochre. Mountain Chief 1848-1942. | na.302.272.jpg | na.302.272v2.jpg | na.302.272v3.jpg | tipi | ochre | paint | Commercially made canvas | thread | Montana | Blackfoot | Canada | Mountain Chief | Alberta