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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

headdress | Beads | brass | ...
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NA.203.933 | L: 37 in, width: 22.5 in | In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton | Dress and Adornment, Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Headdress consists of a hide skull cap with a seed bead band in front with white ground and two red triangles at either side and a dark blue triangle in the center. There are remnants of hide streamers and a brass bell at each temple. A black buffalo horn protrudes from each side. The top has tattered feathers wrapped in red trade cloth. At the bottom, back hangs long black horsehair "streamers" wrapped in red trade cloth. | na.203.933v1.jpg | na.203.933v2.jpg | triangles | headdress | Beads | brass | horn | hide | horsehair | Tradecloth | buffalo | feathers

gun case | rawhide | cloth |...
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NA.102.74 | L: 33.625 in, width: 6.75 in, H: 2.25 in | Utensils and implements - Hunting. Rawhide gun case - rawhide cylindrical case made from an old parfleche laced with leather thongs, fringe at end, cloth cord loop hanger on back. Painted front with double headed arrow in center, circular design with flower center to each side, set of three circles to each side of the others, and a set of three triangles at each end. Colors are green, purple, yellow, red, orange and black. | na.102.74.JPG | na.102.74.jpg | triangles | circular | arrow | flower | gun case | rawhide | cloth | paint | fringe

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

Dewey, Marcus | Thermopolis,...
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NA.403.203.1 | 1997 | H: 31 in, width: 19.5 in, L: 13.5 in | Museum purchase with funds provided by the Pilot Foundation | Transportation, Land Transportation. Beaded saddle with leather stirrups. Entire seat of saddle is beaded with a mirror design of a buffalo and calf standing beside each other; white beaded background, blue trim around exterior; back and front of seat are trimmed in blue wool and red tradecloth with strips at the end, held down with round brass tacks. Design in white background of 2 red triangles trimmed in blue facing each other. Metal rings at front for leather stirrup straps. Stirrups have a beaded design only around the front, the rest is leather. Design of red, blue, yellow and white rings, at bottom is a white panel with a red and blue triangle buffalo is brown, yellow and blue, calf is yellow with blue trim. | NA.403.203.JPG | NA.403.203dtl.JPG | NA.403.203.JPG | NA.403.203.jpg | NA.403.203.jpg | na.403.203v2.jpg | triangles | buffalo | buffalo calf | McClellan saddle | saddle | brass tacks | deer hide | metal | wool cloth | glass beads | Dewey, Marcus | Thermopolis, Wyoming | Northern Arapaho

Sioux | Moccasins, men's | b...
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NA.202.903 | ca. 1880 | H: 4.55 in, L: 11.575 in, width: 4.125 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. Albert Andrews. | Dress and Adornment, Daily and or Festive Adornment. Braintanned buckskin uppers sinew sewn to rawhide sides, separate rectangular buckskin tongue with 2 extensions, buckskin thong tie woven through holes around ankle. Sinew sewn. Lazy stitch beaded uppers have a three row band around bottom and down center of vamp with outer rows of white containing dark blue triangles pointing toward center row of red/white hearts, rest of vamp is filled in green and a wide green row borders the white and red band around heel, rows across upper vamp and around upper ankle are white with dark blue triangles, end of tongue is beaded in white and dark blue blocks, tongue extensions are beaded in white with dark blue T shapes, upper ankle edges and tongue edges are trimmed with red/white hearts beads, tongue extensions have tin cone danglers. | NA.202.903.jpg | NA.202.903.jpg | triangles | Moccasins, men's | braintanned | rawhide | Buckskin | Beads | sinew | tin cones | Sioux

Plateau | Nez Perce | bag | ...
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NA.106.109 | ca. 1905 | L: 10.875 in, width: 9.5 in | Gift of Mrs. Henry H.R. Coe | Utensils and implements - Household. Bag - twined corn husks with color dye decoration. Beige, black and yellow vertical rows of diamonds on one side; beige and maroon vertical triangles on other side. Top edge bound with buckskin strip. Buckskin thong handle. | NA.106.109side2.JPG | NA.106.109side1.JPG | na.106.109v1.jpg | na.106.109v2.jpg | triangles | diamonds | bag | deer | dye | husks | corn | hide | Plateau | Nez Perce

South Dakota | Sioux | Mocca...
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NA.202.698 | ca. 1910 | L: 11 in, width: 4.125 in, H: 4 in | Gift of Harriet D. Reed and Betty N. Landercasper, In Memory of W. Guruea Dyer. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Deerskin, hard soled. Beaded triangle designs in blue, green, red white hearts, yellow on l white strip around bottom and down foot with turquoise fill between strips. Some beading on tongue. | NA.202.698A&B.JPG | na.202.698.jpg | triangles | strips | Moccasins | blue | Beads | deerskin | seed | green | red white hearts | yellow | White | South Dakota | Sioux

Sioux | doll | feather | hai...
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NA.507.72 | ca. 1885 | L: 15.25 in, width: 9.5 in | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Leather; yoke of dress beaded with triangle and cross design in orange, green, blue, white and red on light blue ground with border in red, white, blue, green and orange; painted face with beaded eyes and mouth; human hair braids; porcupine quill necklace; necklace of black beads and snail shell; snail shell earrings; turkey feather in hair; awl case and knife case beaded in blue, red white hearts, green, orange, dark blue and white; beaded moccasins in blue, red white hearts, orange and green. ---Gift of the above source. Photographed. | na.507.72.jpg | NA.507.72.JPG | triangles | crosses | doll | feather | hair | quills | seed | snails | Turkey | leather | pigment | Beads | porcupine | shells | human | Sioux

Crow | saddle | purple | raw...
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NA.403.155 | ca. 1895 | L: 23.5 in, width: 11 in, H: 17.25 in | Catherine Bradford McClellan Collection, Gift of The Coe Foundation | Transportation: Land Transportation. Wooden tree covered with rawhide; canvas over seat; leather over horns; edges of horns beaded in yellow, green, red, blue and purple; leather flaps on front and back beaded with triangle and box design on front flap, diamond design on back flap in green, red, yellow, pink and blue on light blue ground; canvas cinch. | NA.403.155.JPG | triangles | diamond design | box design | saddle | purple | rawhide | light blue | blue | Beads | wooden | pink | yellow | leather | seed | canvas | Red | tree | green | Crow

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

Moccasins | Beads | deerskin...
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NA.202.431 | L: 10.75 in, width: 4 in, H: 3.625 in | Gift of Irving H. "Larry" Larom Estate. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Deerskin moccasins, rawhide soles, lazy stitch beading designs of blue and pink triangles and cross on white ground with red and green fill; two fingered tongue has lost all beads, decorated with tin cones and red fringe. | na.202.431.jpg | triangles | cross | Moccasins | Beads | deerskin | pink | tin | blue | lazy stitch | seed | Red | cones | fringe | soles | White | rawhide

shirt | White | German | fri...
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NA.202.588 | unknown | shoulder to shoulder: 23.75 in | Gift of Richard W. Leche | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Deerskin with fringe, no collar three buttons near top; front plain, back decorated with beaded rosette, blue cross design on white ground with red triangles; also on the back are two German silver punctured conchos. ---Mountain man's fringe leather jerkin shirt, decorated with two nickle conchas and a large beaded rosette. | na.202.588v2.jpg | na.202.588v1.jpg | triangles | shirt | White | German | fringe | blue | deerskin | buttons | seed | Red | Beads | silver | conchos | rosette

Feather bonnet | felt | eagl...
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NA.205.72 | 1910 | Open Front to Back Length: 23 in, Open Width: 24.25 in, side trailer length: 17.25 in, back trailer length: 21.75 in | Gift of Pauline Hills and Thelma Crandall | Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. War bonnet - made on a brown felt hat crown with inner leather sweat band still attached, partial makers stamp on left side; 32 eagle feathers, 7 with orange-dyed horsehair at tips, breath feathers-some blue-dyed at bases, bases of feathers have rawhide loops attached by an overwrapping of muslin wrapped with red yarn, feathers are connected to each other with a leather thong through the shaft about 1/4 of the way from the bottom; beaded front band on a leather strip, lazy-stitch beaded with 4 stepped triangles in royal blue, red/white hearts, light blue, clear red-orange and clear dark green on white ground, all seed beads; ends of band trimmed with trailing red, yellow and green silk ribbons, back trailer of 2 red silk ribbons and a purple silk ribbon covered strip of white flannel; bottom edge of hat is bound all around with cotton cloth with pink stripes and red diamonds on white ground; red leather thong ties on each side. | NA.205.72VIEW2.JPG | NA.205.72VIEW1.JPG | na.205.72v1.jpg | na.205.72v2.jpg | triangles | stepped | pink | diamonds | stripes | Red | Feather bonnet | felt | eagle | silk | yarn | cotton | Beads | horsehair | leather | flannel | rawhide | seed | cloth | muslin | breath | Ribbons | White | Red | orange dyed | feathers | brown | lazy stitch | red/white hearts

Assiniboine | Fort Belknap I...
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NA.202.635 | 1937 | L: 11.25 in, width: 4.875 in, H: 3.75 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt | Dress and Adornment: Daily Attire And/Or Festive Attire. Leather uppers, rawhide soles, fringe on seam at heel. Fully beaded, large maltese cross design on toe, crosses and triangles around bottom. Yellow, red, dark blue, metallic green and light blue on white ground. Two tin cones with red and blue yarn attached to each point of the tongue. | NA.202.635.jpg | NA.202.635.JPG | triangles | large maltese cross design | crosses | Moccasins | rawhide | Beads | soles | seed | metallic green | dark blue | yellow | White | cones | light blue | Red | leather | tin | yarn | fringe | blue | Assiniboine | Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, Montana

Ft. Belknap Indian Reservati...
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NA.504.174 | 1920 | L: 34.75 in, width: 8.875 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Engraved white metal blade with cut-out cross, ash wood handle wrapped at end with leather thongs. Beaded flap green and blue boxes within orange triangles on white ground; edges of flap have beads and sequins and are a zipper; flap has leather fringe. | na.504.174.jpg | triangles | cut-out cross | boxes | pipe tomahawk | engraved | orange | leather | zipper | White | Beads | wrapped | blue | blade | seed | handle | fringe | sequins | ash wood | thongs | green | white metal | Ft. Belknap Indian Reservation, Montana

Sioux | South Dakota | Mocca...
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NA.202.701 | ca. 1895 | L: 11 in, width: 3.875 in, H: 2.75 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Deerskin, hard soled, red cloth on top edge. Bead strips around bottom down foot to toe and across arch. Triangle designs in red white hearts and blue on white ground. Green beaded fill between strips. Torn. | NA.202.701A&B.JPG | na.202.701.jpg | triangles | Moccasins | seed | red white hearts | green | Beads | cloth | Red | blue | White | deerskin | Sioux | South Dakota

Plateau | Salish | spoon | r...
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NA.106.596 | L: 8 in, width: 3.375 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Utensils and Implements, Household. Spoon, buffalo horn with double handle-both ends carved into bird heads with white bead eyes and red paint inside beaks. One handle has a yellow ribbon, the other has a blue ribbon. Base of bowl has incised triangles painted red. | NA.106.596.jpg | NA.106.596.JPG | triangles | bird | spoon | ribbon | pigment | horn | seed beads | buffalo | Plateau | Salish

Northern Plains | shirt | er...
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NA.202.416 | ca. 1895 | L: 32 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Indian tanned deerskin with beaded strips across shoulders and down arms with ermine skins hanging from edges of beadwork, fringed arms and cuffs. Beadwork is blue triangles with fold centers on white ground. Quilled tab attached to center front in yellow, green and red center. | na.202.416v2.jpg | na.202.416v1.jpg | NA.202.416.JPG | triangles | shirt | ermine | blue | green | fringe | White | Red | Beads | porcupine | deerskin | seed | quills | Indian tanned | gold | yellow | Northern Plains

Blackfoot | Blackfoot Indian...
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NA.106.276 | 1890 | L: 26.75 in, width: 12 in, H: 3.875 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Written on back: 100 | Function: Utensils and implements - Household. Object: Parfleche - rawhide case painted diamond and triangle designs on each side within green and orange borders. Lower side flaps have a triangle border decoration. Colors are blue, green, red, yellow and orange. Remarks: 1982 purchase installment #2. Photographed 2-18-87 | NA.106.276.JPG | NA.106.276.JPG | triangles | painted | diamonds | parfleche | rawhide | Blackfoot | Blackfoot Indian Reservation, Montana

Nez Perce | corn husk bag | ...
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NA.106.633 | 1890-1899 | H: 12.875 in, L: 21.75 in | In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton | Utensils and Implements, Household. Tightly woven bag with a top made of leather and a drawstring tie. Triangular designs on one side are pink and green with black stripes. Other side has rows of red yarn step designs edged in black. | na.106.633v2.jpg | na.106.633v1.jpg | triangles | steps | corn husk bag | pigment | corn husk | leather | Nez Perce

South Dakota | Sioux | tobac...
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NA.504.253 | 1890 | width: 6.875 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Naoma Donnelley Haggin | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Deerskin with short fringe around top beading around top and down each side; three small beaded strip in middle of bag above three feather designs above panel; panel has geomtric design in center with triangles in each corner; colors are red, green, dark blue, pink, yellow, white and brown on blue ground; reverse side has four point star in middle of bag with four diamonds above panel; panel has eight triangle designs in green, pink, red, yellow, dark blue, black and white on blue ground; rawhide strips between bag and leather fringe wrapped with porcupine quills; design is triangle and two boxes in orange, purple, blue and white on red ground; leather fringe wrapped with orange, blue and white porcupine quills at top. | na.504.253v1.jpg | NA.504.253.JPG | na.504.253v2.jpg | triangles | strips | feather designs | boxes | four point star | geometric | triangle designs | diamonds | tobacco bag | purple | deer | fringe | porcupine | wrapped | yellow | dark blue | seed | Beads | White | hide | orange | quills | brown | black | leather | short | pink | Red | blue | green | South Dakota | Sioux

Wyoming | Arapaho | Moccasin...
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NA.202.699 | ca. 1905 | L: 10.5 in, width: 4.625 in, H: 4 in | Gift of Harriet D. Reed and Betty N. Landercasper, In Memory of W. Guruea Dyer. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Deerskin, hard soled, black cloth on top edge. Beaded with triangles and crosses in blue, green, red white hearts, and metallic gold on white strips around bottom and down foot to toe. Green fill between strips. | NA.202.699A&B.JPG | na.202.699.jpg | strips | triangles | crosses | Moccasins | Beads | metallic gold | deerskin | seed | green | cloth | red white hearts | White | blue | black | Wyoming | Arapaho

Cheyenne | Sioux | pouch | d...
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NA.504.300 | 1920s | L: 4 in, width: 2.75 in | Gift of Steve Beilgard | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Egg-shaped tanned leather on one side, partially tanned leather on other side, sinew sewn together around sides and wide end, narrow end left open and edges beaded with a single row of clear red beads; tanned side is overall lazy stitch beaded with a center cross of yellow with blue center on cut gray ground with a dark clear red border band topped with a yellow band, around this is a band of white with red triangles and red and dark red boxes; partially tanned side has a cross centered in wide end lazy stitch beaded in pink with dark blue and white bands, four small holes in top for a drawstring. | na.504.300v2.jpg | na.504.300v1.jpg | triangles | center cross | boxes | bands | rows | pouch | dark blue | dark clear red | clear red | leather | seed | lazy stitch | Gray | dark red | yellow | White | tanned | sinew | pink | Red | Beads | blue | Cheyenne | Sioux