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NA.202.394
Sioux | Northern Plains | ca...
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NA.202.394 | 1984 | H: 4.5 in, L: 10.75 in, width: 7.5 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/or Festive Adornment. Woven plastic, adjustable, billed. Blue with beaded bill and front. Blue, white, orange, red and yellow geometric star and cross design beadwork on light blue ground. Arrow design trim in same colors at the top. Black cloth brow band, mfg. tag - Funkap, large, made in U.S.A. | The Anguish of Snails: Volume 2, Folklore in the West; by Barre Toelken; Utah State University Press, Logan Utah; 2003; page 59 | NA.202.394.JPG | star | geometric | cross | cap | plastic | Beads | seed | billed | nylon | Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.504.38
Northern Plains | Sioux | pi...
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NA.504.38 | ca. 1890 | L: 16.75 in, width: 9.5 in, quilled section: 6 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Tanned, single row of black plastic beads along top edge and bead border down each side to lazy stitch beaded panel in open door tipi and geometric design, Wrapped quillwork tassles below panel with buckskin fringe attached. | NA.504.38.JPG | na.504.38v2.jpg | na.504.38v1.jpg | open door tipi design | geometric | pipe bag | lazy stitch | black | Buckskin | Beads | tanned | wrapped | tassles | quills | plastic | fringe | porcupine | hide | deer | seed | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.203.10
Blackfeet | Northern Plains ...
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NA.203.10 | ca. 1915 | cap diameter: 7 in | The Catherine Bradford Collection, Gift of The Coe Foundation | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornments and Ritual Regalia. Horn headdress - felt skull cap covered with ermine strips with red wool tradecloth at top. Split buffalo horns on top with cloth trailer with wrapped horse hair tassles on the end. Beaded strip in geometric design (overlay) along front of skull cap with red & yellow ribbons on each side. | NA.203.10view1.JPG | NA.203.10view1.JPG | NA.203.10view2.JPG | NA.203.10view2.JPG | NA.203.10.jpg | geometric | overlay | Buffalo Horn Bonnet | commercial | Red | seed | felt | Ribbons | wool | buffalo | horns | yellow | horse | Tradecloth | ermine | Beads | hair | bald eagle | feathers | Blackfeet | Northern Plains

NA.202.342
Northern Plains | Sioux | le...
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NA.202.342 | ca. 1900 | L: 14.75 in | Gift of Harriet D. Reed and Betty N. Landercasper. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- Buckskin with lower half covered with bead panel in lazy stitch tipi and geometric design (blue, red, green on white background). Single row of blue beads along outside edge. | NA.202.342.A&B.JPG | NA.202.342.jpg | geometric | tipi | leggings | blue | green | Beads | Red | hide | lazy stitch | White | seed | deer | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.403.39
Northern Plains | Sioux | sa...
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NA.403.39 | ca. 1895 | overall length: 50.5 in, width: 14 in | Gift of Mrs. Helen Sparks | Transportation: Land Transportation. Tanned with beige canvas backing. Bead panel on each end and bead border in lazy stitch geometric design on white background. Red wool along bead border (fragmentary). Buckskin fringe extending from three edges. | na.403.39.jpg | geometric | saddlebags | seed | tanned | glass beads | wool | canvas | deer hide | Buckskin | Tradecloth | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.202.21
Blackfeet | Montana | Amoska...
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NA.202.21 | ca. 1885 | L: 10.25 in, width: 3.5 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Tanned, deer hide, overlay bead decoration in geometric design on vamp with border lane along bottom edge, short strip at heel. Blue wool and gold and tan tradecloth strips around heel, high tops with serrated edge. One piece soft soles. | NA.202.21.JPG | na.202.21.jpg | NA.202.21.jpg | geometric | Moccasins | glass beads | tanned deer hide | wool cloth | Blackfeet | Montana | Amoskapi Pikuni

NA.203.604
arm bands | Beads | deerskin
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NA.203.604 | width: .75 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Armbands - deerskin; beaded with geometric pattern in blue, red, yellow and green on white bead ground; leather ties. | NA203.604A&B.JPG | na.203.604.jpg | geometric | arm bands | Beads | deerskin

NA.202.117
Northern Plains | Sioux | Mo...
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NA.202.117 | ca. 1890 | L: 7 in, width: 2.75 in | Gift of Thomas W. McKnew | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Child's -- Tanned, deer hide, fully beaded vamp in lazy stitch geometric design, border lane along bottom edge. Rawhide soles. | NA.202.117A&B.JPG | na.202.117.jpg | geometric | Moccasins | Beads | lazy stitch | tanned | deer | seed | hide | rawhide | soles | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.403.40
Northern Plains | Sioux | sa...
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NA.403.40 | ca. 1890 | overall length: 50.75 in, width: 13.75 in | Catherine Bradford Collection, Gift of The Coe Foundation | Transportation: Land Transportation. Tanned with bead panel on each end and bead border in lazy stitch diamond and geometric design on white background. Red wool edging along bead border. Long buckskin fringe extending from bottom edges. Short fringe along longer edge. | na.403.40.jpg | geometric | Diamond | saddlebags | seed | tanned | trade | cloth | wool | deer hide | Buckskin | glass beads | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.202.813
Sioux | South Dakota | Mocca...
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NA.202.813 | ca. 1930 | L: 9.75 in, width: 3.75 in, H: 7.25 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Margo Grant Walsh | Dress and Adornment: Daily Attire And/Or Festive Attire. Leather; beaded upper (lazy stitch) with geometric design in orange, green, white, yellow and red and blue ground; rawhide soles. | NA.202.813A&B.JPG | na.202.813.jpg | geometric | Moccasins | Beads | blue | seed | leather | green | orange | soles | lazy stitch | White | Red | rawhide | yellow | Sioux | South Dakota

NA.106.129
Northern Plains | Arapaho | ...
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NA.106.129 | ca. 1890 | width: 12 in, L: 17.25 in | Gift of Mrs. Henry H.R. Coe | Utensils and implements - Household. Storage bag - buckskin with lazy stitch bead decoration panel on front, strip on flap and vertical panel on each side. Green with red outline figures and blue, yellow and red geometric shapes on white background. Tin cone and red horse hair danglers attached. | NA.106.129.JPG | na.106.129.jpg | geometric | lazy stitch | bead decoration | storage bag | deer | hair | horse | Beads | tin | seed | hide | Northern Plains | Arapaho | Sioux

NA.403.11
Northern Plains | Ute | sadd...
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NA.403.11 | ca. 1875 | saddlebag length: 44.25 in, saddlebag width: 12.25 in, beaded panel length: 10.625 in, beaded panel width: 12 in | Adolf Spohr Collection; Gift of Larry Sheerin. | Transportation: Land Transportation. Tanned, lazy stitch beaded panels in geometric design on white background, two blue and white crosses above panel with buckskin fringe extending from center on both sides. Triple row border lane above beaded panel and along outside edge. Long fringe extending below beaded panel. Shorter fringe along outside edge. | na.403.11.jpg | NA.403.11.jpg | geometric | triple lanes | saddlebags | deer | seed | glass beads | hide | tanned | Buckskin | Northern Plains | Ute

NA.102.124A
Northern Plains | Pease, Ben...
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NA.102.124A | ca. 1950 | L: 42.25 in, width: 4.75 in | Utensils and implements - Hunting. Bow case and quiver - rawhide painted with geometric pattern in blue, red, and yellow; red and brown cloth braids with blue and white beads; leather fringe on quiver; three medicine bundles beaded in pink, blue, green and white. | na.102.124A-J.JPG | na.102.124a.jpg | geometric | quiver | bow case | Beads | brown | paint | cloth | rawhide | wooden | Red | metal | Northern Plains | Pease, Ben | Crow

NA.111.13
Shoshone | Northern Plains |...
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NA.111.13 | ca. 1890 | Utensils and implements - Child Care, Training and Education. Cradle - tanned, lazy stitch bead border lane along top in geometric design, loom beaded band on front of carrier and along top of willow twig sun shade, fringe on back. Lace up front. Inverted `U' shape frame. | NA.111.13.JPG | na.111.13.jpg | geometric | lazy stitch | cradle | Willow | deer hide | tanned | twigs | seed | Beads | Shoshone | Northern Plains

NA.201.3
Arapaho | beaded strips | Wh...
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NA.201.3 | ca. 1900 | width: .75 in, L: 10.375 in | Leather with blue, red, and green on white ground beadwork, geometric pattern. Red and green beaded edge on both sides. | na.201.3.jpg | geometric | beaded strips | White | leather | colors | Beads | Red | green | blue | Arapaho

NA.504.16
Northern Plains | Sioux | pi...
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NA.504.16 | ca. 1890 | L: 19.75 in, width: 7.25 in, quilled section: 5.63 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Tanned, beaded along top edge and sides to beaded panel in lazy stitch geometric design. Tin cone and yellow horse hair danglers above panel. Quill wrapped, tin cone and horse hair danglers extending from top. Wrapped quillwork tassles at bottom with buckskin fringe attached. | NA.504.16.JPG | geometric | pipe bag | lazy stitch | fringe | wrapped | tin | tanned | cones | horse | hair | quills | tassles | yellow | porcupine | hide | Buckskin | Beads | deer | seed | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.302.69
Navajo | blanket | blue | bl...
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NA.302.69 | ca. 1885-1900 | L: 62.5 in, width: 52 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Woven wool with geometric designs and stripes in black, red, blue, and orange on white ground. | NA.302.69.JPG | geometric | stripes | blanket | blue | black | orange | wool | Red | White | Navajo

NA.202.112
Sioux | Northern Plains | Mo...
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NA.202.112 | ca. 1890 | L: 10.5 in, width: 4 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Tanned, deer hide, fully beaded (including soles) in lazy stitch geometric design. Beaded split "V" shape tongue with tin cone and horse hair danglers. Ankle opening edge bound with red cloth. | Book: Literature Language Arts: Mastering the California Standards, Juliana Koenig and Kristine E. Marshall, Executive Editors, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Austin, 2003, page 55, credit page 728 | NA.202.112A&B.JPG | na.202.112v1.jpg | na.202.112v2.jpg | geometric | Moccasins | fully beaded including soles | Beads | trade | hide | deer | Red | hair | tin | cloth | cones | seed | horse | tanned | lazy stitch | Sioux | Northern Plains

1.67.61
Crow | bag | Beads | rawhide...
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1.67.61 | c. 1870 | overall length: 29 in, width: 6 in | Credit Line: Gift of The Coe Foundation. Crow pipe bag, buckskin with bead decoration in center in geometric design with fringe along bottom edge and rawhide handle, c. 1870. Gift of above source, 1967 Catalog No. 36. Origin: When - 8-24-89 Jim Haas of Butterfield said this was not Crow, looks generic Plains ca. 1880. (EAB) | 1.67.61.jpg | 1.67.61.jpg | geometric | bag | Beads | rawhide | Buckskin | Crow

NA.202.45
Northern Plains | Sioux | bl...
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NA.202.45 | ca. 1890 | L: 74 in, width: 62 in, beaded strip width: 5.375 in | Adolf Spohr Collection; Gift of Larry Sheerin. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Red and blue wool with vertical stripes towards center, lazy stitch beaded strip in geometric design with rosettes. | NA.202.45.JPG | na.202.45.jpg | geometric | rosettes | blanket | blue | Beads | lazy stitch | Red | wool | trade | cloth | seed | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.403.44
Central Plains | bridle | gl...
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NA.403.44 | ca. 1940 | bit width: 4.75 in | Transportation: Land Transportation. Loom woven headstall, brow band and nose piece in multi-colored bead star, flags and geometric design on white background. Backside of beige design cloth. Applique bead rosettes at each side of nose band which is of red cloth and opaque plastic bead decoration. Red and yellow ribbon streamers at rosettes and brow band medallions. Stainless steel spade bit with copper roller. Black twisted rope reins. Forehead medallion in applique beadwork with three red, white and blue bead extensions to nose band. | na.403.44.jpg | geometric | star | flags | bridle | glass beads | copper | cloth | stainless steel | plastic | deer hide | rope | trade | Ribbons | seed | tanned | Central Plains

NA.106.137
Northern Plains | Sioux | st...
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NA.106.137 | ca. 1890 | width: 15.25 in, L: 24.75 in | Utensils and implements - Household. Storage bag - tanned with four sizes lazy stitch bead panel on front, strip on each side and panel on top flap. Red, white, blue and yellow geometric block design. Tin cone and red horse danglers attached. | NA.106.137.JPG | na.106.137.jpg | geometric | block | storage bag | Beads | seed | horse | tin | lazy stitch | Animal | hide | hair | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.106.4
Sioux | Northern Plains | tr...
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NA.106.4 | ca. 1890 | L: 9 in, width: 16 in, H: 8.625 in | Gift of Irving H. "Larry" Larom Estate | Utensils and implements - Household. Parfleche trunk - Tanned rawhide, fully painted in geometric design with red wool bound corner edges. Buckskin tie thong closure. | na.106.4.JPG | geometric | trunk | rawhide | trade cloth | pigment | Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.202.617
Montana | Crow | vest | blue...
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NA.202.617 | 1900 | L: 19.75 in, width: 16 in | Gift of Mrs. Henry H.R. Coe | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's --Deerskin with red leather on edges. Fully beaded lazy stitch, geometric designs. Boxes and double crosses on front, triangles and double crosses on back in blue, green, red white hearts and yellow on white ground with green borders. | NA.202.617.JPG | na.202.617v1.jpg | na.202.617v2.jpg | geometric | triangles | double crosses | boxes | vest | blue | Beads | deerskin | green | red white hearts | lazy stitch | yellow | Red | seed | leather | Montana | Crow