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NA.506.154
Plains | model tipi | doll |...
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NA.506.154 | ca. 1970 | H: 19.5 in, Diameter: 38 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 | Paisley cotton cloth cover wrapped around peeled twigs, which are attached to a metal ring base with cotton twine at each pole base on interior. Wooden lacing pins, attached cotton cloth smoke flaps held down with cotton twine. Smoke flaps are held down with cotton twine. Front seam is stitched together and down. Some brown pigment on edge, opening near smoke flaps. Door flap is tear drop shaped papier-mâché made with same cotton cloth, and tied to seam with hide strip. Two (2) rawhide disks (1 ½" dia.) on either side of front middle, attached with cotton twine and looped through with hide strip. Seven (7) cotton cloth strips attached to top tipi poles with blue green, gold and red tube beads strung though. One (1) tied on at base of a pole. Small male doll (6" H) attached to front, right soft body, dark brown hide jacket, front edge both sides have small white glass beads. Burgundy colored fabric on chest - as shirt. Same hide for pants, with white seed beads on outer edge. Flat rawhide pieces on bottom of cotton feet. Black yarn as hair, face with black ink for eyes, nose and mouth. Small, leather hat ( 3" L) commercial made with "Billings, Mont" stamped on front upper brim. Further research needed. Check pg.153 of Hau, Kola! See images in file for NA.506.153 of above mentioned image - numerous similarities exist in construction and design of tipi and dolls. Possibly made by Ben Pease, Crow artist. *The leather hat on this male doll (last tipi box opened) may be further evidence that series is from Northern Plains/Montana and Crow. | NA.506.154.jpg | model tipi | doll | wood | cotton twine | Cotton cloth | yarn | metal | rawhide | tanned hide | glass beads | Plains

NA.506.152
Plains | model tipi | doll |...
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NA.506.152 | ca. 1970 | H: 19.5 in, Diameter: 37 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 | Tea stained cotton cover wrapped around peeled twigs, which are attached to a metal ring base with cotton twine at each pole. Brown muddled design on bottom edge and along lacing pins. Toothpick lacing pins, smoke flaps held down with cotton twine. Door flap is papier-mâché with cotton cloth, tear drop shape with red painted center, tied to bottom lacing pin. Two (2) rawhide disk cut out ( 1¼" dia) attached on either side of lacing pins with hide strip strung through. Over the front door flap is small female doll (5 ¼" H) made of rawhide base, hide and rawhide plain moccasin, in dark blue polyester fabric dress with red felt oblong piece on front, over the head, and over the back. Red felt tie belt. With white glass seed beads over top, tie and lower part of dress. Black cotton yarn as the hair. Legs are wrapped in red cloth. Ten (10) cotton cloth strips attached to top tipi poles with blue/green, gold and red tube beads strung through. Further research needed. Check pg.153 of Hau, Kola! See images in file for NA.506.153 of above mentioned image - numerous similarities exist in construction and design of tipi and dolls. Possibly made by Ben Pease, Crow artist. | NA.506.152.jpg | model tipi | doll | pigment | Cotton cloth | glass beads | polyester | wood | tanned hide | metal | cotton twine | felt | rawhide | Plains

NA.506.150
Plains | model tipi | tanned...
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NA.506.150 | ca. 1970 | H: 20 in, Diameter: 43 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 | Tea stained cotton cover wrapped around peeled twigs as poles, which are attached to a metal ring base with cotton twine at each pole. Wooden lacing pins, smoke flaps held down with cotton twine. Door is top part of commercial sock, with dark blue ribbing at top and cream, blue and red horizontal stripes. Top and bottom have wood pieces tied on, and two (2) tin cones tied to bottom lacing pin, and over the door. Tipi pole tops have cotton twine hanging from each. Further research needed. Check pg.153 of Hau, Kola! See images in file for NA.506.153 of above mentioned image - numerous similarities exist in construction and design of tipi and dolls. Possibly made by Ben Pease, Crow artist. | NA.506.150.jpg | model tipi | tanned hide | cotton twine | Cotton cloth | wood | metal | polyester | tin cones | Plains

NA.506.153
Plains | model tipi | cotton...
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NA.506.153 | ca. 1970 | H: 20 in, Diameter: 42 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 | Beige cotton polyester jersey cover wrapped around peeled twigs, which are attached to a metal ring base with cotton twine at each pole base on interior. Wooden lacing pins, attached cotton cloth smoke flaps held down with cotton twine. Some brown pigment around lacing pins, and bottom edge (probably adhesive bleeding through at bottom). Eleven (11) pieces of cotton twine attached to the ends of tipi poles. Further research needed. Check pg.153 of Hau, Kola! See images in file for NA.506.153 of above mentioned image - numerous similarities exist in construction and design of tipi and dolls. Possibly made by Ben Pease, Crow artist. | NA.506.153.jpg | model tipi | cotton twine | cotton | metal | tape | polyester | wood | pigment | Plains

NA.506.151
Plains | doll | model tipi |...
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NA.506.151 | ca. 1970 | H: 16.5 in, Diameter: 39.75 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 | Beige cotton polyester jersey cover wrapped around peeled twigs, which are attached to a metal ring base with cotton twine at each pole. Wooden lacing pins, smoke flaps held down with cotton twine. Three tin cones around the exterior with rust colored yarn inserts, attached with cotton thread. Tipi door is 5 ¼"L x 3 ¾" W piece of striped woven upholstery fabric in rusts, whit, dark grey. Tanned hide strips are attached to tops of tipi poles for decoration. Further research needed. Check pg.153 of Hau, Kola! See images in file for NA.506.153 of above mentioned image - numerous similarities exist in construction and design of tipi and dolls. Possibly made by Ben Pease, Crow artist. | NA.506.151.jpg | doll | model tipi | cotton twine | tanned hide | cotton | wood | yarn | wire | tin cones | Plains

NA.506.147
Plains | model tipi | cotton...
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NA.506.147 | ca. 1970 | H: 16.5 in, Diameter: 39.75 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 | Beige cotton polyester jersey cover wrapped around peeled twigs, which are attached to a metal ring base with cotton twine at each pole. Wooden lacing pins, smoke flaps held down with cotton twine. Three tin cones around the exterior with rust colored yarn inserts, attached with cotton thread. Tipi door is 5 ¼"L x 3 ¾" W piece of striped woven upholstery fabric in rusts, whit, dark grey. Tanned hide strips are attached to tops of tipi poles for decoration. Further research needed. Check pg.153 of Hau, Kola! See images in file for NA.506.153 of above mentioned image - numerous similarities exist in construction and design of tipi and dolls. Possibly made by Ben Pease, Crow artist. | NA.506.147.jpg | model tipi | cotton twine | tanned hide | yarn | cotton | tin cones | wire | wood | Plains

NA.506.149
Plains | doll | model tipi |...
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NA.506.149 | ca. 1970 | H: 21.5 in, Diameter: 43 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 | Tea stained cotton cover w/ brown spots wrapped around peeled twigs, which are attached to a metal ring base with cotton twine at each pole. Wooden lacing pins, smoke flaps held down with cotton twine. Door flap is piece of dark brown felt attached to lacing pin with twine. Two metal cones underneath the door. Two (2) metal cones attached to front with rust colored yarn inserted. Eagle secondary feather (6"L) attached to smoke flap with thin hides trip and quill wrapped in sinew to adhere. Two (2) small rounded pieces of yellow and orange felt adhered to recto of bottom edge of feather, and small bunch of horse hair directly on verso of feather. Small female doll (4 ½" H) made of rawhide base, hide and rawhide plain tall moccasin with black buttons, in green cotton dress with rawhide, hide concha belt with trailer around waist. Black cotton fabric as the hair. Legs are colored red. Hair is black thread, face painted with black. Cotton twine from tip of each tipi pole at top. Same artist as: NA.506.147, .148, .149 Further research needed. Check pg.153 of Hau, Kola! See images in file for NA.506.153 of above mentioned image - numerous similarities exist in construction and design of tipi and dolls. Possibly made by Ben Pease, Crow artist. | NA.506.149.jpg | doll | model tipi | Eagle Feather | Horse Hair | sinew | rawhide | canvas | pigment | yarn | tanned hide | cotton twine | felt | wire | paint | tin cones | wood | cotton | Plains

NA.506.148
Plains | doll | model tipi |...
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NA.506.148 | ca. 1970 | H: 20 in, Diameter: 41.25 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 | Tea stained colored cotton cover, finished edges, wrapped around peeled twigs, which are attached to a metal ring base with cotton twine at each pole. Bottom edge is dark brown (2 ½" H) and up the door. Wooden lacing pins, smoke flaps held down with cotton twine. Door cover is striped canvas in black, orange and green with red electric tape on three (3) edges and red circle of tape in center. Top of door (4 ½"L x 2 3/8" W) has two large blue round beads and brass bell strung through hide strip and looped around bottom lacing pin. Two (2) rawhide disk cut out (1 ½" dia) attached on either side of door with hide strip strung through. Small female doll (4 ½"H) made of rawhide base, hide and rawhide plain moccasin, in purple cotton dress with pink V at top and pink tie around waist. With white glass seed beads over top, tie and lower part of dress. Black cotton fabric as the hair. Legs are colored red. Five (5) tanned hide strips attached to top poles with blue green tube beads strung through. Further research needed. Check pg.153 of Hau, Kola! See images in file for NA.506.153 of above mentioned image - numerous similarities exist in construction and design of tipi and dolls. Possibly made by Ben Pease, Crow artist. | NA.506.148.jpg | doll | model tipi | bell | wood | cotton | pigment | hair | Beads | Plains