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NA.502.9
Northern Plains | natal char...
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NA.502.9 | ca. 1890 | L: 5.375 in, width: 2.5 in | The Mr. & Mrs. Sandberg collection given in memory of Babe and Sandy Sandberg by their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. Claude Phillips | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Tanned, orange and black overlay bead decoration on top, green bead border. Tin cones and red feather puffs on legs. | na.502.9.jpg | NA.502.9.JPG | natal charm | tin | Beads | feathers | tanned | Red | hide | seed | cones | puffs | orange | deer | black | green | Northern Plains

NA.202.394
Sioux | Northern Plains | ca...
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NA.202.394 | 1984 | H: 4.5 in, L: 10.75 in, width: 7.5 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/or Festive Adornment. Woven plastic, adjustable, billed. Blue with beaded bill and front. Blue, white, orange, red and yellow geometric star and cross design beadwork on light blue ground. Arrow design trim in same colors at the top. Black cloth brow band, mfg. tag - Funkap, large, made in U.S.A. | The Anguish of Snails: Volume 2, Folklore in the West; by Barre Toelken; Utah State University Press, Logan Utah; 2003; page 59 | NA.202.394.JPG | star | geometric | cross | cap | plastic | Beads | seed | billed | nylon | Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.702.31
So-soreh | Northern Plains |...
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NA.702.31 | 1900 | L: 55.125 in, width: 60.75 in | Written on back in blue: PAINTED/BY/KADZIE CODY-SHOSHONI INDIAN/NOVENBEN, 1906/PRESENTED TO F.A. HEPBURN./BY HIS WYPA | Communication and Media of Exchange: Writing and Records. Cow(?) hide, tanned; painted all over one side with horsemen hunting buffalo; the center has a sun dance pole and men dancing around it with others singing; also depicted is a tipi and a rider with a bonnet with a long trailer; colors are black, yellow, blue, green and red. ---Personal property of Mary Jester Allen Helen Cody Allen. | NA.702.31.JPG | na.702.31.jpg | NA.702.31.jpg | sun dance pole | rider with a bonnet with a long trailer | men dancing around it with others singing | tipi | horsemen hunting buffalo | painted hide | hide | cow | pigment | tanned | So-soreh | Northern Plains | Codsiogo | Eastern Shoshone | Cody, Cadzi

NA.502.194
Northern Plains | natal amul...
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NA.502.194 | overall length: 9.25 in, width: 8 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Written on buckskin in pen: 50 | Ritual and Recreation Toys. White buckskin shaped as a lizard. Sewn together with white string. Beaded with white and dark blue seed beads. Orange horsehair with 10 tin cone dangles. Four dangles missing from horsehair. Left front leg has original string tie and horsehair. The others all have recently been given new ties of white nylon string, also some new horsehair. | na.502.194.jpg | NA.502.194.JPG | lizard | natal amulet | Buckskin | Beads | tin cone | horsehair | nylon | Northern Plains

NA.503.5
Northern Plains | Sioux | ho...
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NA.503.5 | ca. 1885 | arrow length: 32.25 in | Mr. and Mrs. Royal B. Hassrick Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Games and Gambling Accessories of Games. Round wooden hoop laced with rawhide thongs, painted yellow and blue. Two arrows with carved tips and feathers with horse hair on upper end. | NA.503.5A-C.JPG | hoop and arrow game | wood | pigment | Horse Hair | feathers | rawhide thongs | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.202.1184
Northern Plains | shirt | pi...
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NA.202.1184 | ca.1850 | shoulder to shoulder: 24 in, shirt length: 44 in, shirt length: 48 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 | leather, wrapped quill design, beaded border, painted, horsehair, wool, horse tracks, quill is broken in areas, good, 1382 | l.312.2006.1500-view1.jpg | l.312.2006.1500-view2.jpg | shirt | shirt | pigment | Beads | tanned hide | horsehair | quills | wool | Northern Plains

NA.502.47.4
Northern Cheyenne | Northern...
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NA.502.47.4 | L: 2 in, width with fringe: 2.5 in | Anne Black Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Bead and leather; fan shaped, blue with black and white design and fringe; leather back with safety pin sewn to it. | NA.502.47.1-.6.JPG | na.502.47.4.jpg | fan shaped | pin | Beads | White | leather | seed | fringe | black | blue | Northern Cheyenne | Northern Plains

NA.202.39
Northern Plains | Crow | dre...
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NA.202.39 | ca. 1885 | L: 21.75 in, width: 13.75 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Child's -- Blue wool tradecloth with red cloth neck yoke and band, red band at bottom of sleeves with strip of tan cloth. 3/4 of bodice (front and back) covered with imitation elk teeth. Sleeves completely covered with teeth. Rawhide ties at neck. | NA.202.39.JPG | NA.202.39.jpg | dress | wool | imitation | teeth | muslin | elk | rawhide | Northern Plains | Crow

NA.504.38
Northern Plains | Sioux | pi...
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NA.504.38 | ca. 1890 | L: 16.75 in, width: 9.5 in, quilled section: 6 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Tanned, single row of black plastic beads along top edge and bead border down each side to lazy stitch beaded panel in open door tipi and geometric design, Wrapped quillwork tassles below panel with buckskin fringe attached. | NA.504.38.JPG | na.504.38v2.jpg | na.504.38v1.jpg | open door tipi design | geometric | pipe bag | lazy stitch | black | Buckskin | Beads | tanned | wrapped | tassles | quills | plastic | fringe | porcupine | hide | deer | seed | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.702.2
Yankton Sioux | Northern Pla...
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NA.702.2 | modern | L: 20.5 in, width: 24.5 in | Communication and Media of Exchange: Writing and Records. Tanned with painted design of a chief on his horse. | NA.702.2.JPG | na.702.2.jpg | a Chief on his horse | pictograph | painted | hide | deer | Yankton Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.203.10
Blackfeet | Northern Plains ...
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NA.203.10 | ca. 1915 | cap diameter: 7 in | The Catherine Bradford Collection, Gift of The Coe Foundation | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornments and Ritual Regalia. Horn headdress - felt skull cap covered with ermine strips with red wool tradecloth at top. Split buffalo horns on top with cloth trailer with wrapped horse hair tassles on the end. Beaded strip in geometric design (overlay) along front of skull cap with red & yellow ribbons on each side. | NA.203.10view1.JPG | NA.203.10view1.JPG | NA.203.10view2.JPG | NA.203.10view2.JPG | NA.203.10.jpg | geometric | overlay | Buffalo Horn Bonnet | commercial | Red | seed | felt | Ribbons | wool | buffalo | horns | yellow | horse | Tradecloth | ermine | Beads | hair | bald eagle | feathers | Blackfeet | Northern Plains

NA.507.18
Northern Plains | doll and h...
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NA.507.18 | ca. 1900 | doll length: 7 in | Gift of Lucile M. Wright | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Stuffed female doll and horse. Doll has tanned dress. Horse is tanned hide with saddle. Bead decoration on dress, overlay beaded decoration on boot moccasins, and on saddle bags, horse neck decoration. Black painted spots on horse. Horse hair braids on doll and name on horse. | BBHC Cody Enterprise column: “Your Museum Matters” – December 1, 2008 From our collection: As kids, parents, and everyone in between are thinking toys and games this holiday season, we’re reminded that not only are playthings a part of numerous cultures, they’ve been around for ages, too. A civilization’s toys can tell a good deal about its beliefs, priorities, or everyday life. For instance, Native American toys helped prepare children for adult responsibilities. They were often miniature replicas of tools and implements, and play imitated adult tasks. The first dolls made by Lakota and other Plains tribes were simple figures of clay or rawhide cutouts stuffed with buffalo hair or grass. The detail in doll clothing helped an Indian girl learn her family’s way of making household objects. Finally, they were typically made by grandparents and rarely had much detail so features could be left to a child’s imagination. Photo caption/credit: Northern Plains doll and horse, ca. 1900. Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming. Gift of Ms. Lucile M. Wright. NA.507.18 | NA.507.18.JPG | NA.507.18.jpg | horse | spots | doll and horse | trade | hide | seed | hair | pigment | Beads | deer | cloth | horse | tanned | Northern Plains

NA.205.127
Blackfeet | Northern Plains ...
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NA.205.127 | ca. 1860 | L: 18 in, H: 18.5 in, Diameter: 28 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 | Stand up style Blackfeet feather bonnet. Rawhide strip is basis for headpiece band (no crown), covered with red wool cloth on exterior, and cotton muslin on interior. A strip of tanned hide is attached to two sides on interior, as way to keep securely on the head. Front edge and around crown is tanned hide, back portion are two flaps that meet and are backed and edged in cotton cloth. Front headband has two horizontal rows of silver colored metal tacks, 28 total (one replacement). Base of head piece has bald eagle feathers attached - base of quill wrapped in rawhide, the whole wrapped in red wool cloth, then wrapped at top and bottom in pericardium strips. A hide strip is strung over and under between all feathers near the center to keep in place. Base of wrapping has short ermine strips attached and red feather fluffs inserted, and brass bells attached (13 now in place). Each of the 30 feathers have been ochred, and some have been trimmed to a narrower profile. Tip of each feather has ermine tuft adhered to exterior along with red feather fluff and horse hair tuft. On either side of head band are ermine tubes, wrapped in same manner as feathers with some red feather fluffs. Ten (10) on LFP and nine (9) on RFP. | NA.205.127.v2.jpg | NA.205.127.v3.jpg | NA.205.127.v6.jpg | NA.205.127.v1.jpg | NA.205.127.v4.jpg | NA.205.127.v5.jpg | NA.205.127.v7.jpg | Feather bonnet | wool cloth | tanned hide | rawhide | brass bells | Horse Hair | bald eagle feathers | dyed feather fluffs | metal | adhesive | ochre | ermine | Cotton cloth | pericardium | Blackfeet | Northern Plains | Amoskapi Pikuni

NA.403.97
Northern Plains | Sioux | pa...
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NA.403.97 | ca. 1900 | L: 21.25 in, width: 29 in, H: 2.25 in | Gift of Mrs. F.W. Watrous. The Colonel John F. Guilfoyle, U.S. Cavalry West Point 1877, Collection of American Indian Material. | Transportation: Land Transportation. Leather with two metal loops for cinch strap. Edges bound with red cloth which has deteriorated, floral head decoration on each corner in pink, yellow, blue, green and red on white ground; design for one end and a different one for the other. Flaps hang off each corner, bead floral decoration on canvas backing in blue, green, pink, red and yellow on white ground. Flaps have blue wool cloth edging with white beads; one blue piece has been added recently, fringe on each flap is white, green; brown transparent beads with red yarn ends. | NA.403.97view2.JPG | NA.403.97dtl.JPG | NA.403.97.jpg | floral | pad saddle | glass beads | cotton thread | sinew | Cotton cloth | hair stuffing | tanned hide | cotton twine | commercially tanned hide | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.108.152.1
Crow | Northern Plains | Aps...
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NA.108.152.1 | ca. 1850 | H: 20.75 in, 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 | Bison rawhide shield cover painted with tanned hide cover embellished with painted bison, eagle feathers, bison tail, and snow geese feathers. Shield and cover by same artist in Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. | NA.108.152.1-.2.jpg | NA.108.152.JPG | shield cover | snow goose feather | sinew | glass beads | bison rawhide | porcupine quills | wool cloth | pigment | tanned hide | golden eagle feathers | bison tail | Crow | Northern Plains | Apsáalooke

NA.504.91
Sioux | Northern Plains | pi...
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NA.504.91 | L: 6.625 in | engraved at bottom, Big Eagle | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Circular catlinite bowl with square base having buffalo figure attached. Engraved at bottom, Big Eagle. | na.504.91.jpg | NA.504.91.JPG | buffalo figure | pipe bowl | circular | carved | Square | engraving | catlinite | Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.502.7
Northern Plains | natal char...
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NA.502.7 | ca. 1890 | Diameter: 3.875 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Tanned, blue and black overlay bead decoration on top, black painted bottom. Charm shaped as a snake. | na.502.7.jpg | NA.502.7.JPG | snake shape | natal charm | Beads | tanned | paint | seed | deer | overlay | hide | black | blue | Northern Plains

NA.505.9
Sioux | Northern Plains | ha...
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NA.505.9 | ca. 1890 | L: 15.75 in, width: 13.75 in, H: 3.25 in | Gift of Irving H. "Larry" Larom Estate | Ritual and Recreation: Musical Instruments. Rawhide with wooden stick frame. Painted in red and yellow ochre sections with buffalo in center with blue outline on yellow background. | na.505.9.jpg | NA.505.9.JPG | buffalo | hand drum | Red | painted | rawhide | yellow ochre | cover | frame | wood | blue | Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.205.63
Northern Plains | War bonnet...
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NA.205.63 | ca. 1905 | L: 29 in, H: 21.5 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. War bonnet - yellow felt hat; eagle feathers, white plumes and yellow cloth at bases, green dyed horse hair at tips; beaded brow band with triangle pattern in yellow, green and dark blue on light blue ground; two strips of red cloth and one ermine skin on each side. | NA.205.63.JPG | NA.205.63.JPG | NA.205.63.JPG | triangle | War bonnet | White | eagle | felt | cloth | plumes | Beads | feathers | ermine | yellow | horsehair | green dyed | Red | Northern Plains

NA.102.209
Northern Plains | bow | quiv...
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NA.102.209 | ca. 1890 | 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 | Bowcase and quiver (a) have beaded box motif, red wool edging. Quiver with eight eagle feathers. Bow (b) strung with sinew, red band of paint. Thirteen arrows (c-o) with metal tips, red / black fletching, red and black bands of pigment on shaft. Fringe on case and quiver. One arrow has blue band on shaft. Possibly Cheyenne. | NA.102.209 BowCaseQuiver.jpg | bow | quiver | arrows | bowcase | glass beads | wood | wool cloth | eagle feathers | metal | pigments | dyed horse hair | tanned hide | sinew | feathers | Northern Plains

NA.108.45
Northern Plains | war club |...
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NA.108.45 | ca. 1905 | L: 14 in, width: 2.25 in | Written on head: 4461 | Utensils and implements - Fighting. War club - wood handle covered with leather; handle wrapped with beads in green, red/white hearts, and white; 2 rawhide loops wrapped with red, black and white porcupine quills attached to base of handle; round stonehead. | NA.108.45.JPG | NA.108.45.jpg | war club | handle | Beads | porcupine | leather | wooden | stone | quills | red/white hearts | Northern Plains

NA.202.182
Northern Plains | Sioux | Mo...
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NA.202.182 | ca. 1930 | L: 10 in, width: 3.375 in, H: 10.5 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Tanned, deer hide, fully beaded vamp in lazy stitch geometric design, triple border lane along bottom edge. Beaded star on back of top. Beaded border lane along edge of top. Rawhide soles. **Supposedly belonged to Eagle Woman** | NA.202.182A&B.JPG | NA.202.182dtl2.jpg | NA.202.182.jpg | NA.202.182dtl1.jpg | geometric | star design | Moccasins | deer | seed | Beads | soles | rawhide | tanned | hide | lazy stitch | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.106.5
Northern Plains | Sioux | ca...
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NA.106.5 | ca. 1900 | width: 7.625 in, L: 12.25 in | Utensils and implements - Household. Parfleche case - tanned rawhide, completely painted on case and flap in geometric design. Double flap closure with rawhide tie thongs. Rawhide thong belt attachment on back. | na.106.5.JPG | na.106.5.jpg | geometric | case | paint | rawhide | tanned | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.502.191
Northern Plains | staff | Be...
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NA.502.191 | L: 15.5 in, width: 13.5 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Ritual and Recreation, Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Buffalo horn staff. Black, shiny buffalo horns attached at center to staff. Brownish rabbit fur, cloth with blue design, orange outlines, seed beads of yellow, lime green, black, off-white, royal blue and clear red in color wrapped around wooden stick. Cloth loop at one end. | na.502.191.jpg | NA.502.191.JPG | buffalo | rabbit | staff | Beads | cloth | fur | rabbit | buffalo | horns | wood | Northern Plains