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NA.202.598
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

1.69.2561.2
Fid | bone | White
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1.69.2561.2 | L: 7.25 x 7.25 in, width: .75 x .625 in | Fids carved from white bones; triangular shaped at one end with sharp point at other end, part of top was cut from the porous middle of the bone-this area was stained or painted brown, green band painted around top edge, top painted orange. | 1.69.2561.2.JPG | triangular | Fid | bone | White

NA.203.749
Unknown | arm bands | Red | ...
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NA.203.749 | L: 12.5 in, width: 3.25 in | Gift of Irving H. Larom | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Armbands - rawhide bands cut into strips and wrapped with porcupine quills with triangular pattern in white on red ground; red cloth and tin cones along edge of band; large sequins along opposite edge. | NA.203.749A&B.JPG | na.203.749.jpg | triangular | arm bands | Red | tin | sequins | rawhide | porcupine | cones | quills | cloth | Unknown

NA.102.70
Northern Plains | Sioux | kn...
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NA.102.70 | ca. 1910 | L: 13.25 in, width: 3 in | Utensils and implements - Hunting. Knife case - leather, with beaded front, 14 cone tinklers with pink feathers around edges, beaded tassel at bottom with 2 cone tinklers with pink feathers. Beadwork has blue border with white, dark blue, red/white heart triangular designs. Center is blue, orange, white and red/white heart in graduating triangle design on yellow ground. Top is 2 blue and 2 red/white heart stripe designs with white at each end on blue ground. | NA.102.70.JPG | na.102.70.jpg | triangular | stripes | knife case | leather | feathers | Beads | red/white hearts | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.201.14
beaded strip | Beads | Bucks...
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NA.201.14 | length without fringe: 7.125 in, width: .75 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Dress and adornment, Unclassified. Loom beaded strip folded over a strip of buckskin to cover both sides; one side has a cross, T and triangular designs on white ground; other side has cross, T and triangular design on bands of navy blue, light blue and red/white hearts; other colors used are pink, kelly green, light orange and yellow. Edges of loom beadwork are picot stitch beaded with white, navy, red/white hearts and light blue. Folded end has a buckskin thong tie through it; other end has 1" long beaded fringe in red/white hearts - navy - red/white hearts. | na.201.14side1.JPG | na.201.14side2.JPG | na.201.14v1.jpg | na.201.14v2.jpg | triangular | cross | bands | T | beaded strip | Beads | Buckskin

NA.202.407
Sioux | shirt | porcupine | ...
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NA.202.407 | ca. 1880 | overall length: 28 in, width at shoulders: 19.5 in | Adolf Spohr Collection; Gift of Larry Sheerin. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Buckskin with porcupine quill strips along each shoulder and down each arm in red, blue, yellow and white. Cotton trim around bottom of sleeves. Long fringe. Ermine tassels, front triangular tab at center with fringe and yellow and blue alternating quill border with red horse hair design in center. | na.202.407v1.jpg | na.202.407v2.jpg | NA.202.407.JPG | triangular | shirt | porcupine | Red | cloth | hair | quills | yellow | trim | cotton | Buckskin | ermine | fringe | blue | tassels | White | horse | Sioux

NA.702.10
petroglyph | oval | slab | s...
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NA.702.10 | H: 26.25 in, width: 15 in | Communication and Media of Exchange: Writing and Records. Prehistoric Warrior (replica) -- Oval shape stone slab; drawing of warrior holding bow and arrows, triangular shaped body with zigzag line for leg. ---See label on back of petroglyph. | NA.702.10.JPG | bow | arrows | triangular | warrior | zigzag | petroglyph | oval | slab | stone | Drawing

NA.202.442
Kiowa | Gaigwa | Oklahoma | ...
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NA.202.442 | 1920 | L: 45.75 in, sleeve to sleeve: 31.75 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Two piece deerskin dress with fringe. Bodice beaded around the neck in diamond design with three abstract floral designs below it and above a row of elks teeth with a mescal bean at each end. Bottom of the bodice is cut into four triangluar tabs with a floral design and edge beading on each. Skirt has two small beaded strips going around the skirt. | NA.202.442.JPG | NA.202.442.JPG | NA.202.442.JPG | NA.202.442.jpg | na.202.442v2.jpg | floral | triangular | lines | Diamond | dress | teeth | Beads | seed | fringe | elk | deerskin | mescal bean | Kiowa | Gaigwa | Oklahoma

NA.507.35
Northern Plains | doll | thr...
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NA.507.35 | ca. 1910 | L: 12.75 in | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Stuffed femaled doll with tanned dress, leggings and moccasins. Triangular bead decoration on yoke of dress and vamp of moccasins. Green bead belt and small pouch attached. Black cloth head covering with bead decoration. Black thread braids. Doll holding beaded pouch in left hand. | NA.507.35.JPG | na.507.35.jpg | triangular | doll | thread | green | deer | hide | trade | seed | cloth | black | Beads | tanned | Northern Plains

NA.502.172
Montana | Blackfoot | charm ...
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NA.502.172 | ca. 1885 | length with fringe: 7 in, width: 3 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Two eagle talons joined at bases with triangular design in pink, green, red white hearts and yellow; one leather strand attached to top; long leather fringe at bottom with three brass beads. | NA.502.172.JPG | na.502.172.jpg | triangular | charm | green | two | Beads | talons | pink | fringe | red white hearts | seed | yellow | brass | leather | eagle | joined together | Montana | Blackfoot

NA.106.610
Northwestern California | Hu...
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NA.106.610 | 20th century | H: .75 in, Diameter: 6.25 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Utensils and Implements; Household. Round twined lid, slightly convex, natural tan hazel or willow , half twist overlaid with natural yellow beargrass and 2 sawtoothed roughly triangular motifs in reddish brown and black lines, 2 zigzag reddish brown and yellow border bands. Arrived with bowl NA.106.609 but is a different style. | na.106.610.jpg | triangular | zigzag | sawtooth | basket lid | Willow | hazel | or | Northwestern California | Hupa

NA.504.96
Crow | Northern Plains | pip...
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NA.504.96 | overall length: 18.701 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Rectangular shaped burnt and varnished wooden handle/stem with triangular shaped buckskin tab at base with lazy stitch triangle bead design with fringe extending from bottom. Pewter head with conventional blade with cut out cross design and circular pipe bowl. | na.504.96.jpg | cut out cross design | triangular | pipe tomahawk | circular | head | conventional blade | rectangular | fringe | pewter | Beads | wood | varnished | pipe bowl | handle | seed | burnt | deer | tab | tanned | lazy stitch | hide | Crow | Northern Plains

NA.202.599
North Dakota | Hidatsa | shi...
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NA.202.599 | 1900 | L: 30.125 in, shoulder to shoulder: 18.875 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Deerskin with fringe around shoulders and on sleeves. Five white buttons down front, bottom and cuffs pinked, no collar. Porcupine quill strips on leather sewn over each shoulder and on sleeves. Triangle designs in green, red, white and purple, on yellow ground. | NA.202.599.JPG | na.202.599v1.jpg | na.202.599v2.jpg | strips | triangular | shirt | Red | quills | fringe | purple | green | yellow | porcupine | deerskin | five | buttons | White | North Dakota | Hidatsa

NA.202.822
Sioux | South Dakota | Mocca...
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NA.202.822 | ca. 1890 | L: 10.25 in, width: 3.5 in, H: 3.75 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Leather; toe beaded with box designs in green, white, red white hearts and yellow on blue ground; stripe down toe and around sides with triangular pattern in red and blue on white ground; rawhide soles; leather fringe at heels. | na.202.822.jpg | box designs | triangular | stripes | Moccasins | fringe | rawhide | leather | blue | Red | soles | yellow | seed | red white hearts | Beads | green | White | Sioux | South Dakota

1.69.2561.1
Fid | White | bone
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1.69.2561.1 | L: 7.25 x 7.25 in, width: .75 x .625 in | Implements carved from white bones; triangular shaped at one end with sharp point at other end, part of top was cut from the porous middle of the bone-this area was stained or painted brown, green band painted around top edge, top painted orange. | 1.69.2561.1.JPG | triangular | Fid | White | bone

NA.106.52
Crow | Northern Plains | sto...
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NA.106.52 | ca. 1885 | L: 7.625 in, width: 13.375 in | Gift of Harriet D. Reed and Betty N. Landercasper, In Memory of W. Guruea Dyer. | Utensils and implements - Household. Storage bag - tanned with lazy stitch bead decoration in horizontal row design with triangular shapes along edge of top flap. Side edges bound with red wool. | NA.106.52.JPG | na.106.52.jpg | horizontal | triangular | storage bag | Animal | hide | tanned | Beads | seed | Red | wool | Tradecloth | Crow | Northern Plains

NA.202.444
Hidatsa | Northern Plains | ...
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NA.202.444 | 1880 | L: 9 in, width: 3.875 in, H: 3.375 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection | Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Hard soled deerskin moccasins. Porcupine quill decoration on vamp in stepped triangular and cross designs in red, green, purple, pink, blue and white on yellow. Beaded strip completely around bottom, red and white box and tipi designs on green ground. | na.202.444v1.jpg | na.202.444v2.jpg | box design | cross designs | triangular | tipi designs | Moccasins | pink | Red | quills | porcupine | White | yellow | seed | Beads | deerskin | purple | hard soled | green | blue | Hidatsa | Northern Plains

NA.106.166
Klickitat | basket | dyed | ...
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NA.106.166 | H: 7.125 in, diameter of top: 6.125 in | Utensils and implements - Household. Basket - woven reed with scalloped rim; triangular and diamond design in three shades of brown on beige ground. Cedar root foundation with dyed and natural cherry bark designs. | na.106.166.jpg | scalloped | triangular | Diamond | basket | dyed | bark | Woven | cherry | reed | cedar root | Klickitat

NA.202.572
Blackfoot | Canada | shirt |...
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NA.202.572 | 1940 | shoulder to shoulder: 21.75 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Deerskin with fringe. Bead strip on each arm and over each shoulder. Blue and red diamonds on white ground with gold basket bead borders. Beaded triangular piece on back in same colors and pattern. | NA.202.572.JPG | diamonds | triangular | shirt | gold | fringe | blue | basket | Red | Beads | deerskin | White | Blackfoot | Canada

NA.403.30
Northern Plains | Crow | sti...
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NA.403.30 | ca. 1885 | L: 7.875 in, width: 5.5 in, H: 5.75 in | Transportation: Land Transportation. Square shaped wooden and rawhide wrapped stirrup. Outer side painted black with triangular shaped red cloth insets. White bead borderlanes. | na.403.30.jpg | triangular | lanes | stirrup | pigment | rawhide | wood | glass beads | Northern Plains | Crow

NA.202.557
Montana | Crow | Moccasins |...
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NA.202.557 | 1920 | L: 9.375 in, width: 3.5 in, H: 11.75 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- high top, rawhide soles. Floral beaded decoration single flower with three leaves in red, pink, orange, light green, green, blue, dark blue and brown, mostly cut beads. Triangular edge beading in red, orange and dark blue. | NA.202.557A&B.JPG | NA.202.557.jpg | triangular | floral | Moccasins | blue | green | brown | dark blue | pink | cut | Beads | high top | Red | light green | orange | seed | rawhide | soles | Montana | Crow

NA.106.161
Klickitat | berry basket | s...
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NA.106.161 | H: 15 in, diameter of top: 11.25 in | Utensils and implements - Household. Berry basket - woven with open, scalloped rim. Triangular design on sides in 2 shades of brown on beige ground. | na.106.161.jpg | triangular | berry basket | scalloped | Woven | Klickitat

NA.202.801
Blackfeet | Montana | Moccas...
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NA.202.801 | ca. 1890 | L: 10.5 in, width: 4.5 in, H: 5.625 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Max C. Chapman, Jr. | c-273 on soles | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Leather; beaded triangular patch on toe in pink, green, blue and white; rawhide soles. | NA.202.801.JPG | NA.202.801.JPG | triangular | Moccasins | glass beads | seed | tanned hide | rawhide | Blackfeet | Montana

NA.202.424
Gros Ventre | leggings | Bea...
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NA.202.424 | 1910 | L: 31.375 in, width: 16.375 in | Gift of J.W. Duke Wellington | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Pair of man's deerskin leggings. Scalloped edges with beaded strips in geometric triangular designs of green, blues, red and white on a light blue ground. each legging has a crossed circle painted in red on the back toward the bottom. | NA.202.424.jpg | crossed circle | triangular | leggings | Beads | blue | green | scalloped edges | light blue | White | deerskin | seed | paint | Red | Gros Ventre