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NA.302.85
Blue Star, Missoula, Montana...
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NA.302.85 | H: 144 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Canvas; painted with two antelope in yellow with heart line in rust, green and black and three green dots inside body; white circles on black ground at base; painted by H. Pepian. | NA.302.85.JPG | na.302.85v1.jpg | na.302.85a.jpg | na.302.85b.jpg | na.302.85v2.jpg | two antelope | heart line | dots | circles | tipi | White | rust | canvas | black | yellow | painted | green | Blue Star, Missoula, Montana | painted by Howard Pepian | Blackfeet

NA.204.1
Oklahoma | Southern Arapaho ...
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NA.204.1 | ca. 1890 | width at shoulders: 33 in | Gift of J.C. "Kid" Nichols | Dress and Adornment - Religious Attire. Ghost dance dress - white buckskin dress, sinew sewn, rectangular strips pieced into shoulders, yoke/sleeves sewn to skirt, triangular extensions sewn at lower side seams to give skirt more flare; self fringe at side seams, added fringe at sleeve ends, self and added fringe at hem. Upper 3/4 of dress is painted blue with blue outlined natural buckskin stars in rows, painted green band separate blue upper dress from bottom 1/4 which is painted yellow-groups of 4 line and circle designs extend into yellow from green band, bottom edge has a red line with triangles pointing up, outlined with blue, triangular extensions have 2 rows of blue dots and 1 row of red dots at bottom. Yoke has laced-in fringe across front and back, fringes are trimmed with mescal seeds, ermine tails and feet, dyed red breath feathers and satin ribbons in fushia, blue, golden yellow on back, red, blue, faded light blue and faded pink on front, front also has an advertising mirror from Herbert Spencer cigars and a sinew wrapped lock of black hair. Four sleeve fringes on each sleeve are trimmed with 3 brass beads, right side fringes have 12 hawk bells, left side fringes have 9 hawk bells tied into them. | NA.204.1.jpg | NA.204.1.JPG | circle | triangles | dots | line | stars | Ghost Dance dress | brass beads | pigments | human hair | mirror | ermine | dyed feathers | silk ribbon | sinew | mescal seeds | brass bells | tanned deer hide | Oklahoma | Southern Arapaho

1.69.2314
gloves | cotton | leather | ...
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1.69.2314 | L: 10.75 in, width: 5.75 in | [none] | Pair of leather gloves, mens, golden tan rough finish; inside around wrist is lined with cotton fabric printed red with white and blue polka dots, lining is machine sewn to leather at top and hand stitched to leather at wrist seam. | 1.69.2314.JPG | 1.69.2314.JPG | dots | polka | gloves | cotton | leather | machine sewn | hand stitched | fabric

NA.108.97
shield | hawk | fringe | fea...
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NA.108.97 | Diameter: 16 in | Utensils and implements - Fighting. Shield - metal disc covered with muslin; front painted with red horses, buffalo and sun and blue dots; red cloth fringe and hawk feathers around edge. | na.108.97.jpg | NA.108.97.JPG | dots | painted | blue | sun | buffalo | Red | horses | shield | hawk | fringe | feathers | metal | Red | muslin | cloth

NA.203.380
Tongue River Indian Reservat...
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NA.203.380 | 1890 | L: 13.5 in, width: 3.375 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Pair of arm bands - deer forelegs with fur, dew claws and two hooves left on. Hooves have been trimmed and decorated with incised dots in the shape of a cross. Leather ties and string with fluff remnants. | NA.203.380A&B.JPG | na.203.380.jpg | dots | cross | incised | arm bands | deer | leather | forelegs | hooves | fur | dew claws | string | Tongue River Indian Reservation, Montana | Cheyenne

NA.106.423
Chaco | Southwest | vase | p...
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NA.106.423 | H: 3.625 in, Diameter: 5.75 in | Utensils and implements - Household. Vase or small seed jar - pottery; painted around top with squares and dots in black on white ground. | NA.106.423.JPG | na.106.423.jpg | squares | dots | painted | black | vase | pottery | Chaco | Southwest

NA.502.177
Cheyenne | medicine shield |...
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NA.502.177 | ca. 1860 | L: 7.5 in, width: 7 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. A) White leather shield cover painted with a blue outlined yellow crescent at top, a red and yellow circle surrounded by blue dots at center and yellow, blue and red lines radiating from bottom center to bottom of shield; short leather fringes at top above crescent; laced throught slits around the edge on back. B) Thick rawhide shield, has 2 white leather strips tied to it with leather thongs. | NA.502.177.JPG | na.502.177.jpg | circle | dots | crescent | outlined | lines | medicine shield | rawhide | blue | paint | strips | fringe | White | leather | short | cover | shield | yellow | Red | Cheyenne

1.69.2500.2
scarf | cotton | printed
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1.69.2500.2 | L: 18 in, width: 17 in | Gift of Mrs. Arthur Claffy (Ellen Dixon Claffy) | Scarf; printed cotton, gray background navy blue and pink geometric design; center field pink and blue polka-dot design of varying sizes; border design; triangles and dots in blue and pink. | 1.69.2500.2.JPG | blue | dots | polka-dot | triangles | geometric | pink | scarf | cotton | printed

1.69.1485
spurs | buckle | iron rod | ...
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1.69.1485 | ca. 1900 | spur length: 6.5 in, spur width: 4.25 in | Inside heel band of A is stamped: 113 | Pair of spurs, iron or steel, 1-1/4" wide heel band with cut-out and stamped nickle-silver cowboy hat attached to outside of heel band. Two hole shank with notched bottom, outside of shank has a cut-out and stamped nickle-silver leaf design attached. 18 spoke rowel with incised lines and dots down each outer spike, riveted through outer shank hole. Spur buttons attached to separate iron strap piece looped through an iron rod attached to heel band; outside button is 1" nickle-silver with incised zigzags round edge. Inside heel band of A is stamped: 113. Two piece dark brown leather spur straps. Front piece is wide and rounded at outside and narrows to a 3/4" belt at inside; slightly scalloped outer edges with a stamped semi-circle and dot design; instep is tooled and stamped in a typical floral-leaf design. Inside strap has rounded end and band end looped through a chromed rectangular buckle and copper riveted back on itself. Circa 1900. | 1.69.1485A&B.JPG | 1.69.1485.JPG | cowboy hat | dots | zigzag | semi-circle | scalloped | incised lines | leaf design | spurs | buckle | iron rod | riveted | iron | strap | rowel | buttons | chromed | rectangular | steel | 18 spokes

NA.403.100
Wah Zha Zhi | Osage | Centra...
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NA.403.100 | ca. 1850 | L: 37.375 in, Diameter: 1 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Transportation: Land Transportation. Elk antler handle with braided leather whip attached to one end; handle carved showing a group of four human figures and another group of eight; also a figure on a horse with a weapon in one hand next to a figure with a war bonnet and holding a gun; also represented are sets of horse tracks and dots along the top and bottom. Back carved in various abstract design including a concentric circle sun design. ---Pohrt 1982 Purchase Installment #1. | na.403.100v2.jpg | na.403.100v2.jpg | na.403.100v1.jpg | NA.403.100.JPG | NA.403.100.jpg | abstract designs | dots | figure on a horse weapon in hand | circle sun design | figure with war bonnet holding gun | horse tracks | human figures | quirt | commercially tanned leather | elk antler | Wah Zha Zhi | Osage | Central Plains

NA.503.14
Oklahoma | Cheyenne | Montan...
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NA.503.14 | ca. 1880 | L: 1.25 in, width: .875 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Games and Gambling Accessories of Games. Thirteen bone and nine plastic; all are carved and/or painted with various designs and dots. | NA.503.14A-V.JPG | na.503.14d.jpg | na.503.14i.jpg | na.503.14j.jpg | na.503.14k.jpg | na.503.14l.jpg | na.503.14n.jpg | na.503.14q.jpg | na.503.14s.jpg | na.503.14u.jpg | na.503.14v.jpg | na.503.14a.jpg | na.503.14b.jpg | na.503.14c.jpg | na.503.14e.jpg | na.503.14f.jpg | na.503.14g.jpg | na.503.14h.jpg | na.503.14m.jpg | na.503.14o.jpg | na.503.14p.jpg | na.503.14r.jpg | na.503.14t.jpg | various designs | dots | dice | bone | plastic | carved | painted | Oklahoma | Cheyenne | Montana

NA.503.19
Oklahoma | Montana | Cheyenn...
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NA.503.19 | ca. 1880 | bag height: 4 in, bag width: 4.5 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation, Games and Gambling, Accessories of Games. 49 dice made of fruit pits with lines and dots on surface, some painted, some burnt in; dice in small purse of blue cloth with floral design in white and red; metal closure on bag; blue string handle. two stones. Individual items have numbers. | NA.503.19A-Z24.JPG | na.503.19b.jpg | na.503.19c.jpg | na.503.19d.jpg | na.503.19h.jpg | na.503.19i.jpg | na.503.19j.jpg | na.503.19k.jpg | na.503.19l.jpg | na.503.19m.jpg | na.503.19n.jpg | na.503.19q.jpg | na.503.19r.jpg | na.503.19s.jpg | na.503.19t.jpg | na.503.19u.jpg | na.503.19w.jpg | na.503.19z10.jpg | na.503.19z11.jpg | na.503.19z12.jpg | na.503.19z13.jpg | na.503.19z15.jpg | na.503.19z18.jpg | na.503.19z20.jpg | na.503.19z22.jpg | na.503.19z23.jpg | na.503.19z24.jpg | na.503.19z7.jpg | na.503.19.jpg | na.503.19e.jpg | na.503.19f.jpg | na.503.19g.jpg | na.503.19o.jpg | na.503.19p.jpg | na.503.19v.jpg | na.503.19x.jpg | na.503.19y.jpg | na.503.19z.jpg | na.503.19z14.jpg | na.503.19z16.jpg | na.503.19z17.jpg | na.503.19z19.jpg | na.503.19z2.jpg | na.503.19z21.jpg | na.503.19z3.jpg | na.503.19z4.jpg | na.503.19z5.jpg | na.503.19z6.jpg | na.503.19z8.jpg | na.503.19z9.jpg | floral | dots | lines | dice | purse | metal | string | cloth | fruit pits | Oklahoma | Montana | Cheyenne

NA.106.377
Southwest | cup | pottery
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NA.106.377 | 1915 | Diameter: 3.625 in, H: 2.125 in | " Sept. 10, 1962 Mrs. Evan Roberto, used to be at Valley Ranch gives you a little piece of old pottery." " Pottery made by an old Indian ninety years old, Phoenix, Arizona-1915." | Utensils and implements - Household. Pottery cup - pottery painted with leaf pattern in red and black on white ground, handle painted red with black dots. | NA.106.377.JPG | na.106.377.jpg | painted | dots | Leaf | cup | pottery | Southwest

1.69.2637
sheath | scalloped | rawhide
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1.69.2637 | 1890-1900 | L: 7.75 in, width: 2.625 in | US/INDIAN SERVICE, Back of button is stamped: WATERBURY BUTTON CO. | Knife sheath, rawhide; one piece folded over and laced with rawhide strips. Painted designs in green, red and black; all around border of green scallops and diamonds with red dots between diamonds; left side design of 2 facing green `arrowheads' connected with a red bar intersected by a black bar; right side design of 2 red diamonds with a green `arrowhead' between them. Laced into top of seam is a single 5/8" black enameled button with raised eagle, shield, arrows and olive branch and lettering. Non-Indian made. Condition: Paint is worn off in numerous places. Several breaks in lacing. Origin: Gift of Chris Young, in memory of James L. Young | 1.69.2637.jpg | dots | shield | branch | diamonds | olive | eagle | arrowheads | sheath | scalloped | rawhide

NA.102.106
powder horn | horn | cloth |...
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NA.102.106 | ca. 1890 | L: 10.25 in, width: 2.5 in | Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Siebel, Jr. | Utensils and implements - Hunting. Powder horn - altered buffalo horn; feathers and cloth wrapped around base, cloth painted with blue dots and orange zig-zag. Leather thong tied to both ends. According to Siebels, this is a medicine horn, Plains, ca. 1890. | NA.102.106.JPG | na.102.106.jpg | dots | zigzag | powder horn | horn | cloth | leather | feathers | buffalo

NA.106.382
Southwest | Mojave | pottery...
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NA.106.382 | ca. 1900 | H: 7.5 in, Diameter: 5 in | Dr. Robert L. Anderson Collection | Utensils and implements - Household. Pottery jar-sacred wedding jug (according to RLA) - pottery; three spouts around top; handle in shape of human head at top; painted with lines and dots in red; string of blue beads around base of handle. | NA.106.382.JPG | na.106.382v1.jpg | na.106.382v2.jpg | lines | painted | dots | human | Red | head | pottery | jar | Beads | blue | pottery | Southwest | Mojave

1.69.2500.1
scarf | cotton | printed
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1.69.2500.1 | L: 18 in, width: 17 in | Gift of Mrs. Arthur Claffy (Ellen Dixon Claffy) | Scarf; printed cotton, gray background navy blue and pink geometric design; center field pink and blue polka-dot design of varying sizes; border design; triangles and dots in blue and pink. | 1.69.2500.1.jpg | triangles | geometric | blue | pink | dots | polka-dot | scarf | cotton | printed

1.69.971
cowboy boots | leather | bla...
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1.69.971 | ca. 1935 | H: 14 in, L: 10.875 in, width: 4 in | Gift of Betty Waldron | Outer tab embroidered in orange: JUSTIN/BOOTS/SINCE 1879/FT. WORTH/TEXAS. | Cowboy boots, men'. Plain black leagher foot with rounded toe, black leather shaft with inset crossed sabre motif in white at center front and inset white diamonds with inset red dots around upper edge, stitched leaf designs on shafts in variegated red, yellow, and green thread; hand lasted leather sole with stacked leather riding heel, black cloth pull tabs sewn inside shafts, outer tab embroidered in orange. Circa 1935. Belonged to Billy Howell, pioneer dude rancher and hunter who built up Crossed Sabres Ranch on the North Fork. | 1.69.971.jpg | crossed sabre motif | diamonds | Leaf | inset | dots | cowboy boots | leather | black | pull tabs | heel

1.69.2283
Justin | cowboy boots | leat...
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1.69.2283 | 1940s | H: 14.5 in, L: 11.25 in | Cloth tabs inside embroidered: JUSTIN/BOOTS/FT. WORTH/TEXAS, Printed inside front: 495 84314/COMBINATION LAST | Cowboy boots, black leather, lazy JD brand inset in front of shaft, white diamonds with red dots in center around top of boot, yellow and orange decorative stitching on shaft, black decorative stitching on toe, leather sole, walking heel, cloth tabs. | 1.69.2283.jpg | 1.69.2283.AB.JPG | White | Red | dots | diamonds | cowboy boots | leather | black | Justin

NA.505.31
hand drum | frame | tacks | ...
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NA.505.31 | 1890 | Diameter: 15.875 in, width: 2.25 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Musical Instruments. Wooden frame double rawhide head; front head painted blue bird (eagle?) with blue dots above it; back head partially painted orange; heads ripped in several spots, secured to the frame by metal carpet tacks. | NA.505.31.JPG | na.505.31v2.jpg | na.505.31v1.jpg | bird | spots | dots | hand drum | frame | tacks | double head | blue | rawhide | carpet | painted | ripped | cover | wood | orange | metal

NA.106.192
Northern Plains | Crow | cyl...
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NA.106.192 | 1925? | L: 21.25 in, width: 7.5 in, depth: 5.125 in | Cylindrical case - painted rawhide cylindrical case with lid; red, green, yellow, and blue outline. Green dots on red background. | na.106.192v1.jpg | na.106.192v2.jpg | NA.106.192.JPG | dots | green | cylindrical case | rawhide | painted | Northern Plains | Crow

NA.106.578
Northern Plains | parfleche ...
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NA.106.578 | L: 25 in, width: 14.5 in, depth: 4.5 in | Gift of Mr. J. R. Simplot | Utensils and Implements: Household. Cow rawhide, folded into traditional rectangular parfleche shape. Top flaps painted with 2 red diamonds with green centers, flanked by green triangles with orange centers, all outlined in blue; between diamond and triangles designs on outside are a green triangle flanked by red triangles outlined inside with blue; inner border line is orange, outer border line is green. Three pairs of holes have been cut in each flap edge with heavy leather (possibly buffalo) thong ties. | NA.106.578.jpg | triangles | dots | border lines | diamonds | parfleche | buffalo | flaps | rawhide | heavy leather | cow | holes cut out | blue | paint | Red | traditional rectangular shape | orange | green | thongs | Northern Plains

NA.504.287
pipe bowl | carved | dark gr...
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NA.504.287 | L: 1.625 in, H: 1.375 in, Diameter: .875 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Dark green stone; metal ring around top of bowl; carved with dots and grooves near stem. | NA.504.287.JPG | na.504.287.jpg | grooves | dots | pipe bowl | carved | dark green | stone | ring | metal

NA.504.209
pipe bowl | wood | incised |...
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NA.504.209 | L: 3.5 in, H: 4.75 in, width: .75 in | tag on blade RNN | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Catlinite bowl from pipe tomahawk wood extension to go into stem; incised lines and dots with scratched diamonds on each side of the blade. | NA.504.209.JPG | na.504.209.jpg | diamonds | lines | dots | pipe bowl | wood | incised | catlinite | scratched | extension