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South Dakota | Sioux | shirt...
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NA.202.598 | 1870s | L: 42.5 in, width: 58 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Man's (Red Cloud) -- Deerskin, fringe. Upper portion painted blue, lower portion yellow with yellow, orange and brown lines in between. Triangular tabs on front and back of neck decorated with red and blue wool and beading in white, red, blue, green, turquoise and yellow. Lazy stitch beaded strips over shoulders and on each sleeve. Panels with turquoise diamond designs on dark blue ground also with white, green, yellow, red and pink on strips. Upper portion and sleeves also have small beaded squares in red and pink or turquoise and yellow. Human hair bundles run over shoulders and on sleeves, most dark but some light horse hair bundles. Bundles wrapped with undyed porcupine quills and attached to blue beads. Tabs at bottom on each side decorated with triangular piece of red and blue wool with white, blue and green beaded border. | Book: juvenile, Discovering the Arts, Native American Culture, by Katherine Gleason, Rourke Publishing LLC, Vero Beach, 2006, (received Sept. 2005) | NA.202.598Dk.JPG | NA.202.598view1.JPG | NA.202.598view2.JPG | NA.202.598.jpg | strips | Diamond | triangular | squares | shirt | human hair | Horse Hair | deer hide | Glass seed beads | pigment | porcupine quills | wool | South Dakota | Sioux

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

Cheyenne | robe | tanned | h...
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NA.202.838 | width at back legs: 84.5 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Tanned buffalo hide with hair on, tanned side painted with a border strip of black, red and yellow, upper portion of center painted with rectangles arranged in 4 horizontal rows bordered on ends with 2 long narrow rectangles-colors are black, yellow, red and blue-green; lower center has 2 small rectangles with chevrons in black, yellow and blue-green connected to outside border with narrow bands of small squares; narrow slits cut around edges and numerous small holes and tears in hide; lower back leg has dew claws attached. | NA.202.838.JPG | squares | bands | rectangles | border strip | chevrons | robe | tanned | hide | pigment | hair | buffalo | Cheyenne

Northern Plains | pipe bowl ...
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NA.504.160 | ca. 1890 | bowl length: 5.625 in, bowl height: 3.25 in, depth: 1 in | Museum purchase, from a special fund provided by Silas Cathcart, Peter Kriendler and William D. Weiss. | Ritual and Recreation: Ghost Dance -- Wooden pipe with carved figures painted black and yellow; pipe bowl is black stone with inlaid lead design and inlaid catlinite squares outlined by lead. | NA.504.160dtl2.JPG | NA.504.160dtl1.JPG | NA.504.160view1.JPG | NA.504.160view2.JPG | squares | figures | pipe bowl and stem | catlinite | stone | pipestone | wood | black | lead | inlaid | paint | stem | pipe bowl | Northern Plains

Plateau | Nez Perce | bag | ...
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NA.106.111 | ca. 1905 | L: 17.625 in, width: 13 in | Gift of Mrs. Henry H.R. Coe | Utensils and implements - Household. Bag - twined corn husks and yarn with color dye decoration. Yellow and black triangles, purple diamonds and red and green squares on one side; red, green and black diamonds and triangles on other side. Brown band at top and bottom. Drawstring closure. | NA.106.111side1.JPG | NA.106.111side2.JPG | na.106.111v1.jpg | na.106.111v2.jpg | squares | diamonds | triangles | bag | yarn | corn | husks | dye | Plateau | Nez Perce

vase | glass | oval shaped |...
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1.69.230 | ca. 1900 | H: 7.25 in, Base Length: 4 in, Base Width: 3 in | Vase, clear imitation cut glass, oval shaped with clear bands in center, sides are small squares with irradiating lines. | 1.69.230.JPG | squares | vase | glass | oval shaped | clear cut

Northern Plains | Sioux | do...
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NA.507.6 | ca. 1885 | L: 12.75 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Stuffed female tan cloth doll with buckskin dress, leggings and moccasins. Dress has lazy stitch beaded yoke with blue squares towards and border lane at bottom. Tin cone danglers on bottom sides, print cloth lining. Leggings have lazy stitch bead square design. Moccasins are fully beaded. Horse hair braids with red cloth ties. Bead facial features and earrings. Red painted stripes on face. Beaded belt and knife case. | NA.507.6.JPG | na.507.6.jpg | lanes | stripes | squares | doll | black | cones | horse | Print | cloth | hide | deer | Beads | blue | paint | seed | Tradecloth | hair | tin | lining | Red | Northern Plains | Sioux

Northern Plains | Sioux | dr...
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NA.202.56 | ca. 1890 | bodice length: 54 in, sleeve length: 24 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- Tanned, deer hide, lazy stitch beaded yoke in geometric design, long buckskin fringe extending from sleeves. Beaded strip along bottom. Small beaded squares on skirt with buckskin fringe (two strips) attached. | na.202.56v1.jpg | na.202.56v2.jpg | squares | geometric | dress | seed | hide | Beads | tanned | fringe | lazy stitch | deer | Northern Plains | Sioux

South Dakota | Sioux | Mocca...
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NA.202.736 | 1905 | L: 10.625 in, width: 4.125 in, H: 3.5 in | Gift of Mrs. Henry H.R. Coe | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Deerskin, hard soled. Beading on foot with red squares on white with green ground. Beaded strip around bottom with red and green on white ground. | NA.202.736.A&B.JPG | na.202.736.jpg | squares | strips | Moccasins | deerskin | White | Beads | seed | green | Red | South Dakota | Sioux

Sioux | Feather bonnet | Tra...
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NA.202.976 | ca. 1885 | H: 25 in, L: 80 in | In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton | Dress and Adornment, Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. Warbonnet and trailer. Beaded headband of white ground with bright green triangles containing white rectangles with red rectangles within the white, spaced with dark blue squares between, attached to black felt hat, with blue tradecloth down trailer. Eagle feathers stand tall with orange fluffs at the end of each tall feather. Also orange feathers attached to blue tradecloth down trailer. There is a round woven hoop atright temple with two beige feathers fastened to center. Bright orange feathers hang at left temple and at bacg28k. | na.202.976v1.jpg | na.202.976v2.jpg | squares | triangles | rectangles | Feather bonnet | Tradecloth | feathers | felt | eagle | Beads | Sioux

Sioux | Northern Plains | dr...
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NA.202.71 | ca. 1900 | overall length: 50.75 in, sleeve length: 29 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- Tanned, deer hide, with lazy stitch beaded yoke in geometric design, three bead border lanes along bottom, small beaded squares throughout bodice of dress with glass beads and fringe attached. Fringe along bottom edge and sleeves. | NA.202.71.JPG | na.202.71.jpg | squares | small | geometric | dress | glass | hide | fringe | trade | deer | seed | lazy stitch | tanned | Beads | Sioux | Northern Plains

Sioux | storage bag | quills...
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NA.106.630 | 1880 | width: 24 in, L: 15 in, H: 3 in | In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton | Utensils and Implements, Household. Beaded hide bag with a flap at the top that can be tied down. Front has rows of red quill work with patches of turquoise quills and red feathers. Sides are beaded in alternating squares of yellow/pink and blue/white. Also on sides are tassles of red horse hair wrapped in tin cones. Flap is beaded with alternating rows of red and white with separating strips of blue and yellow. Attached to a side tass le is a beaded human figure in blue, red, yellow, black and white. | na.106.630.jpg | na.106.630.jpg | squares | human | storage bag | quills | feathers | hide | horse | tin | Beads | hair | Sioux

sewing box | black | wood | ...
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1.69.184 | date unknown | H: 8 x 1.625 in, L: 12.75 x 10.625 in, width: 8.5 x 7 in | (A) Wood sewing box with raised panels on top and all 4 sides; top, sides and panels are completely covered with a pieced veneer of black, blonde and reddish-brown woods, top panel has a 4-petal design over a circle and quarter fans in the corners, side panels have 6-pointed stars, overall fill and border design of rectangles, squares, 9 patch checkerboards and bands of diamonds with 8-pointed stars at corners; shield shaped cut-out for lockplate; interior of lid has a brown wood insert with a 5 1/2 x 8" oval cut-out within which is a non-original photo reproduction of Chas. Schreyvogel's painted Summit Springs Rescue; box is lined with blue paper with gold diamond-patterned paper strips at the corners; 2 brass inside hinges attach lid to box. (B) Tray of reddish-brown wood with 7 compartments, lined with the same blue paper and gold paper strips as sewing box. | 1.69.184v1.jpg | 1.69.184v2.jpg | 1.69.184v2.jpg | 1.69.184v2.jpg | 1.69.184VIEW2.JPG | 1.69.184.jpg | 1.69.184.jpg | 1.69.184v3.jpg | 1.69.184VIEW1.JPG | diamonds | rectangles | checkerboards | squares | Summit Springs Rescue | fans | stars | Photo | circle | sewing box | black | wood | blonde | brass | veneer | blue | reddish-brown | hinges | paper

Arapaho | Moccasins | rawhid...
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1.69.2370 | ca. 1880 | H: 5 in, L: 10.5 in, width: 3.625 in | Gift of Mrs. Margaret S. Garlow | Pair of adult Arapaho moccasins, Indian tanned leather (possibly deerhide) uppers with lazy-stitch beadwork from tongue to toe in a `T' design, beaded in squares and bars with seed beads in white, navy blue, red/white hearts, yellow and greasy blue; leather thong for tie woven through leather around ankle; soles of rawhide. | 1.69.2370A&B.JPG | 1.69.2370back.JPG | 1.69.2370front.JPG | squares | bars | hearts | Moccasins | rawhide | leather | Beads | Indian tanned | Lazy-Stitch | Arapaho

Crow Indian Reservation, Mon...
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NA.106.257 | 1890 | L: 28.25 in, width: 13.25 in, H: 5.25 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Utensils and implements - Household. Parfleches - rawhide case, painted with red squares in each corner and yellow triangles on each side. Center design is green diamond and red triangles. Blue outlines slightly curved. | NA.106.257.JPG | na.106.257.jpg | yellow | squares | Diamond | triangles | Red | painted | green | parfleche | rawhide | Crow Indian Reservation, Montana | Crow

Crow | Montana | pipe bag | ...
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NA.504.11 | ca. 1885 | L: 17 in, width: 6.75 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Tanned with overlay beaded panel in geometric design, red wool along top and bottom edge of panel. Small beaded squares and triangles above panel. Short fringe along top, long along bottom edge. | NA.504.11.JPG | NA.504.11.jpg | squares | triangles | geometric | pipe bag | wool | Tradecloth | Beads | deer hide | tanned | fringe | seed | Crow | Montana

Nez Perce | bag | corn husk ...
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NA.106.651 | 1890-1899 | H: 21.75 in, width: 15.75 in | In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton | Utensils and Implements, Household. Tightly woven bag with a strip of darker material at top and bottom. Design on one side is eight light blue squares surrounded by either pink or red triangles edged in blue and black. Other side has blue and red diamonds surrounded by black and red triangles. | na.106.651v1.jpg | na.106.651v2.jpg | squares | diamonds | diagonal | bag | corn husk | Woven | Nez Perce

Sioux | moccasin, left | Bea...
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NA.202.927 | ca. 1920 | H: 3.25 in, L: 10.5 in, width: 3.875 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Dress and Adornment, Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Braintanned buckskin upper and trapezoidal tongue, rawhide sole. Lazy stitch beaded rectangle down vamp has triangles, boxes and bars in red orange/white hearts, white royal blue, faceted clear green, yellow, green and pink. All sinew sewn. | na.202.927.jpg | NA.202.927.JPG | bars | squares | triangles | rectangles | moccasin, left | Beads | sinew | braintanned | Buckskin | rawhide | Sioux

Cheyenne | natal charm | amb...
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NA.502.176 | ca. 1890 | L: 4.5 in, width: 1.75 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Turtle shaped, fully beaded on both sides with a band around outside edge and down center of shell, each side of shell has a 4-legged animal shape with a split tail; one side is beaded light blue with faceted dark blue animals and a purple and yellow striped border and center band; other side is beaded with dark green faceted shell and red white hearts animals, amber heads with dark blue eyes and mouth, light blue and dark blue faceted center band, border of light blue with dark blue and red white hearts squares and stripes; three legs are wrapped with light greasy blue beads and have 3 leather toes; body and legs all beaded with small seed beads; top and bottom seam line is overcast with dark blue and white regular sized seed beads. | na.502.176v1.jpg | na.502.176v2.jpg | NA.502.176VIEW1.JPG | NA.502.176VIEW2.JPG | turtle shape | animals | 4-legged animal shape with split tail | band | squares | striped border | natal charm | amber | red white hearts | Beads | leather | White | light blue | dark green | yellow | seed | purple | light greasy blue | faceted | dark blue | Cheyenne

Sioux | gun case | hair | la...
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NA.102.154 | 1900,s | length without fringe: 43.5 in, width: 5.5 in | Utensils and implements - Hunting. Gun case - Indian tanned leather with fringed top edge, lower side seam and bottom; beaded band around top of turquoise, red, white and royal blue stepped triangles with a royal and white 5 pronged pitchfork design at the point of each triangle, all on clear yellow ground; clear pink 2 row border with points ending in pairs of tin cones with purple dyed horsehair; lazy stitch beaded strip over side seam to fringe in clear yellow with small royal squares; bottom band beaded with same design as top except colors are turquoise, clear pink, white and black on clear yellow ground with 2 pair of tin cones with dyed horsehair. | NA.102.154.jpg | na.102.154.jpg | triangles | pitchfork | squares | gun case | hair | lazy stitch | Beads | tin | horse | fringe | cones | Indian tanned | leather | Sioux

Arapaho | Moccasins | cobalt...
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NA.202.830 | ca. 1895 | L: 6 x 5.375 in, width: 2.125 x 2 in, H: 2.25 x 2.5 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Child's -- Indian tanned leather (possibly deer hide) uppers with a lazy stitch beaded cross design on the toe, cross arms are translucent red, greasy green and opalescent white stripes while center squares are cobalt and navy blue seed beads; leather thong tie interwoven thru leather around ankle. ---Sole on B is badly cracked and worn thru in one spot. Toe on A has come unstitched. Right arm of cross on A is missing. Bottom arm of cross on B is missing. | NA.202.830A&B.JPG | na.202.830.jpg | squares | stripes | Moccasins | cobalt blue | lazy stitch | greasy green | Beads | opalescent white | hide | deer | translucent red | tanned | tie | navy blue | seed | leather | Arapaho

Arapaho | moccasin | leather...
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1.69.2373 | ca. 1895 | H: 4 in, L: 10.125 in, width: 3.625 in | Gift of Mrs. Margaret S. Garlow | Written on sole in red: G | Single Arapaho moccasin, left foot, Indian tanned leather (possibly deer hide) upper, fully beaded (lazy-stitch) except for tongue and ankle area in green, royal blue and white seed beads, design is a white band with blue and green triangles and stepped squares then a blue band then green ground with blue and white stepped squares in 2 `V's pointing toward the toe; leather thong for tie woven through leather around ankle; sole was cut from a parfleche with painting to the inside; traces of hair remain on the outer sole. | 1.69.2373.JPG | 1.69.2373front.JPG | 1.69.2373back.JPG | squares | triangles | moccasin | leather | Beads | Indian tanned | Lazy-Stitch | Arapaho

Arapaho | pipe bag | Beads |...
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NA.504.324 | 1910 | H: 30 in, width: 5.875 in | In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton | Ritual and Recreation, Smoking and Narcotics. Pipe bag, buckskin bag with beading, quillwork and a few fringes at the bottom (most are missing). Decoration on one side is blue beads with dark blue, red and yellow squares arranged in two diamond shapes. Quillwork below is a red ground with white, purple and orange squares arranged in two diamonds (quills are faded). Beadwork on other side is a blue ground with green and yellow step pattersn. Quillwork below is same as reverse but color is intact. | na.504.324v1.jpg | na.504.324v2.jpg | squares | diamonds | pipe bag | Beads | leather | quills | Arapaho

Northern Plains | Sioux | dr...
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NA.202.70 | ca. 1900 | overall length: 45 in, sleeve length: 21.75 in | Gift of Hon. and Mrs. William Henry Harrison | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- Tanned, deer hide with lazy stitch beaded yoke on blue background in horse design, one small, one larger. Bead border along bottom with tin cone danglers. Small bead squares throughout bodice, fringe along bottom edge and sleeves. | Calendar: Historic Fashions Calendar Series, Western Wear 1850 to 2000, Texas Tech University Press, 2005, September | na.202.70.jpg | NA.202.70dtl1.JPG | NA.202.70dtl3.JPG | NA.202.70dtl4.JPG | NA.202.70view2.JPG | NA.202.70dtl2.JPG | NA.202.70dtl5.JPG | NA.202.70dtl6.JPG | NA.202.70view1.JPG | na.202.70.jpg | large | squares | small | horse design | dress | tin cones | glass beads | tanned deer hide | Northern Plains | Sioux