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NA.504.423
Plains Cree | pipe bowl | st...
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NA.504.423 | ca. 1860 | H: 3.5 in, width: 1 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 | Steatite pipe bowl with raised ridge on base. Dark green stone with grey and black flecks. Slender bowl 3 ¼” high tapers down to narrower base. Two carved, concentric rings around top edge of bowl. Base widest at stem hole, rounded to base of bowl, with small, curved front area. Decorative carved ridge on top of base with notched ridges on top and side edges, carved lines and dots. Slight trace of red pigment in carvings. Bottom of base flattened; parallel lines carved into length of underside. | NA.504.423.v1.jpg | NA.504.423.jpg | pipe bowl | steatite | Plains Cree

NA.403.238
Plains Cree | Northern Plain...
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NA.403.238 | ca. 1860 | L: 18 in, width: 31 in, H: 4 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 | Pad saddle with four beaded circles on corners of pad; four beaded square tabs fringed with yarn and amber colored tube beads; brown cloth edging and pink beads, traces of red yarn. Beadwork designs floral and leaf motifs, green, pink and red seed beads. Metal rings and leather cinch attached. | na.403.238.jpg | pad saddle | commercially tanned leather | tanned hide | glass beads | metal | cloth | yarn | Plains Cree | Northern Plains

NA.504.393
Plains Cree | Plains Ojibwe ...
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NA.504.393 | 1875-1890 | width: 7 in, bag length: 21.5 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 | One piece of possibly moose hide, heavily ochred, folded and sinew sewn and seamed on one side to make tube. Beaded on top edge in pink seed beads with stripes of clear and small green. Plain top portion, hide tie approximately 5 inches from top opening. Mid-section is heavily beaded white background with two (2) flower and two (2) leave stemmed design, blue border. Opposite side is single floral with two (2) leaves projecting from either side and on top a small two tone blue heart/flower. Edges beaded in gold translucent seed beads and four blocks total of black seed beads. Plain, long self-fringe piece attached at bottom. | NA.504.393.v1.jpg | NA.504.393.v2.jpg | pipe bag | glass beads | ochre | sinew | tanned hide | Plains Cree | Plains Ojibwe

NA.504.278
Alberta, Canada | Plains Cre...
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NA.504.278 | 1890 | L: 27.625 in, width: 6.25 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Deerskin, four fingered top with clear edge beading; beaded strip down each side in blue, red, clear yellow, and clear white; panel on front has two trees with two drooping branches in dark blue, clear yellow, red white hearts on blue groud, yellow border; panel on reverse side has central flower with four branches and buds at the end; colors are brick, blue, yellow, clear green, clear pink and dark blue on white ground; beading between panels is in green, brick and clear. | na.504.278v1.jpg | na.504.278v2.jpg | NA.504.278VIEW1.JPG | NA.504.278VIEW2.JPG | drooping branches | buds | cental flower | trees | branches | tobacco bag | yellow | clear yellow | Red | clear green | clear white | seed | White | hide | red white hearts | Beads | deer | dark blue | brick | clear pink | Clear | Alberta, Canada | Plains Cree

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.403.240
Northern Plains | Nehilawe |...
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NA.403.240 | ca. 1880 | L: 18.75 in, width: 14.75 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 moose hide, stuff, embroidered with glass seed beads onto hide piece, then attached to four corners. White background with abstract floral and leaf designs in dark blue, dirty yellow, red, deep red, light blue, dark green and yellow - all sinew sewn. On hanging flaps are geometric checked diamonds and checkered rows in same seed bead colors with addition of rose and black. Designs on two front and two rear corners and flaps are alike. Separate central flap of tanned hide with pinked edges, also overlays sides to cover saddle rings. Flaps are backed in brown calico cloth, have 2 "tongues" of wool cloth outlined in seed beads, edged in same brown calico, all edged in doubled white seed beads. Dangles hang from flaps strung with brown translucent, cut glass tube beads with yarn tassels. Saddle rings attached to both sides and remnants of belly strap from commercial tanned belt leather. Possibly a trade item to the Blackfoot, as they favored checkerboard design on the flaps. | na.403.240.jpg | pad saddle | wool cloth | yarn | Cotton cloth | glass beads | hair | metal ring | tanned moose hide | sinew | commercial tanned hide | Northern Plains | Nehilawe | Niitsítapi | Canada | Plains Cree | Blackfoot

NA.403.239
Northern Plains | Plains Cre...
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NA.403.239 | early 20th century | L: 21.25 in, width: 17.5 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 | Tanned hide, stuffed, with lines and triangles drawn and incised on upper seat portion. Separate central flap of plain, thin tanned hide, covers the center of upper saddle, and overlays each side. Each corner is embroidered with red commercial edging as outer trim, along with white seed beads. Each corner panel is white background with floral and leaf pattern in orange, yellow, deep red and dark green, light green stems and leaves. Designs on two front and two rear corners and flaps are alike. Backed in plain cotton muslin, front has same commercial red edging with white seed bead trim, on blue wool cloth. Dangles strung with cut glass tube beads in turquoise and green with red yarn tassels - replacements. On one panel is original dangle with orange cut glass tube beads and old burgundy yarn tassel. | na.403.239.jpg | pad saddle | wool cloth | tanned hide | Cotton cloth | glass beads | yarn | cotton thread | Northern Plains | Plains Cree

1.67.31A/B
Plains Cree | Moccasins | Bu...
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1.67.31A/B | c. 1880 | H: 2.75 in, L: 10.25 in | Credit Line: Gift of The Coe Foundation. Pair of Plains Cree moccasins, buckskin, fully beaded, black velvet trim around back edge, five red "T" across front, c. 1880. Gift of above source, 1967 Catalog No. 64. Commercially tanned soles. | 1.67.31ab.jpg | five red "T" across front | Moccasins | Buckskin | commercially tanned soles | Beads | velvet | black | Plains Cree

NA.504.473
Ojibwa | Eastern Plains | Wo...
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NA.504.473 | ca. 1850-1875 | H: 4.5 in, L: 2.125 in, Diameter: 4.5 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 | black catlinite or dark brown stone, modified Micmac style, tall tapered bowl with slight rimmed rim on mouth of bowl, it is set on stocky two layered platform base with seven (7) ridges on the bottom base layer. Made/Used: possibly Plains Cree or Plains Ojibwa, Eastern Plains or Western Woodlands | NA.504.473.v1.jpg | NA.504.473.JPG | pipe bowl | black | catlinite | Ojibwa | Eastern Plains | Woodlands | Plains Cree