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A Buffalo Bill Center of the West Virtual Exhibit
Curated by: ljohnso


NA.203.1048
Navajo | Tommy Singer | brac...
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NA.203.1048 | 1954 | L: 2.5 in, width: 1.75 in, depth: 1.875 in | Gift of Jo and Warren Buxton, Phoenix, Arizona | Dress and Adornment; Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Silver bracelet with tipi, peyote bird and feather (plume) designs. Designs have inlaid turquoise and coral stones. Stamped scallop and line around edge. Coral and turquoise inlaid tipi in center. Peyote bird on each side of tipi and feather (plume) next to peyote bird. Peyote bird is inlaid with turquoise with coral feather tips. Ends of feathers and handle on feathers (plume) is inlaid coral with body inlaid turquoise. | na.203.1048.jpg | peyote design | tipi | bracelet | coral | turquoise | silver | Navajo | Tommy Singer

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.202.39
Northern Plains | Crow | dre...
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NA.202.39 | ca. 1885 | L: 21.75 in, width: 13.75 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Child's -- Blue wool tradecloth with red cloth neck yoke and band, red band at bottom of sleeves with strip of tan cloth. 3/4 of bodice (front and back) covered with imitation elk teeth. Sleeves completely covered with teeth. Rawhide ties at neck. | NA.202.39.JPG | NA.202.39.jpg | dress | wool | imitation | teeth | muslin | elk | rawhide | Northern Plains | Crow

1999.17.1
Smith & Wesson, Springfield,...
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Exhibit notes: pew pew pew

Museum record: 1999.17.1 | 1961-1974 | L: 6 in | Gift of Janet Jerome and daughters in memory of John K. Jerome | Very early 4 screw Jet. Unlisted in nickel. (Jinks). Unique grips with medallion. Purchased by donor 5.19.99 from Rodney G. Fuller, 801 Broadway, Imperial NE 69033. Condition: 99% | 53, 6" BBL, nickel with inserts | .22 Jet magnum | K441674 | 1999.17.1v1.jpg | 1999.17.1v2.jpg | firearm | nickel, mother of pearl | pistol | Smith & Wesson, Springfield, MA

1999.17.223
Smith & Wesson, Springfield,...
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1999.17.223 | ca. 1879-1883 | L: 6.5 in | Gift of Janet Jerome and daughters in memory of John K. Jerome | This model was shipped to both Turkey and Mexico. This firearm ws among those sent to Mexico. Some finish. Much wear, considerable pitting. Lanyard ring. Spur on trigger. 5281 to Turkey; 58 to Mexico. Condition: 20%. Purchased 8-23-75 from Robert Nelson of Cheyenne, WY. Manufactured: 5461. | Smith & Wesson Second Model "Old Model" Russian revolver. New Model #3 Turkish | .44 | 2631 | 1999.17.223v1.jpg | 1999.17.223v2.jpg | firearm | nickel, walnut | pistol | Smith & Wesson, Springfield, MA

1.69.648
John B. Stetson Company, Phi...
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1.69.648 | ca. 1905 | brim: 4 in, crown: 4.5 in | Gift of Orilla Downing Hollister | Stamped on inside hat band: John B. Stetson Co./No. 1/Quality, and Improved Sweat (illegible) Patented (circular design)/Trade Mark/The F Pay/Rec'd. Oct. __, 1876 | Beige low crown Stetson hat, bound edges with tie under chin. | 1.69.648.jpg | 1.69.648back.JPG | 1.69.648front.JPG | 1.69.648.jpg | 1.69.648v2.jpg | 1.69.648v3.jpg | hat | tie | beige | low crown | John B. Stetson Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1.69.880
helmet | leather | metal | G...
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1.69.880 | ca. 1900 | H: 7.25 in, diameter of opening: 9 in | Gift of Jimmy Allen | Leather German style helmet with metal spike on top and leather chin strap. | 1.69.880back.JPG | 1.69.880front.JPG | helmet | leather | metal | German style

1.69.2745
knife and scabbard | brass |...
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1.69.2745 | 1870's | L: 11.25 x 7.25 in, width: 2.125 x 1.125 in | Museum purchase - Gift of Buffalo Bill Cody to Fanny K. Schloss; acquired from Frederick K. Schloss | Knife and scabbard. Deer antler handled kris with brass guard and butt plate. Brown leather scabbard with 2 stamped zigzag lines down front. White thread sewn seam down center back, brass guard with oval stud at top, brass tip at bottom. See document file | 1.69.2745.JPG | knife and scabbard | brass | leather | deer antler

NA.502.184
Plains | Native American Chu...
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NA.502.184 | ca. 1940 | overall length: 23.75 in, feather length: 9.5 in, feather width: 1.5 in, handle length without fringe: 6.125 in, Diameter: .75 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Twenty-two assorted small feathers (brown, black, blue, gray, striped), all trimmed on one with edges pinked, all have tiny feathers attached at white leather wrapped bases which are attached to a netting beaded white wood handle with a design of zigzags in dark clear red, red, orange, yellow, clear amber, taupe, lavendar, royal blue, turquoise, aqua, clear light blue, clear pale green, clear light green, clear blue-green and white with blue stripes with a wide pink band containing a light blue cross, 2 black and white feathers and a red, white and blue flag; white round braided loop at handle bottom attaches to a similar loop on a tassle with netting beaded black and white feathers on a red, orange and yellow ground with twisted white cord fringe; to 3 fringes are tied a cross, an arrow and a star charms; all beading done in tiny seed beads. Magpie feathers, pheasant feathers, Red Tailed hawk feathers, Flicker feathers, eagle feathers | NA.502.184.JPG | na.502.184.jpg | flag | stripes | feathers | cross | zigzag | Native American Church | fan | feather | pinked edges | star | blue | loop | assorted | fringes | pheasant | black | one | beading | leather | glass beads | striped | round | wrapped | feathers | red tail hawk | eagle | Cord | flicker | brown | handle | wood | Gray | arrow | braided | magpie | trimmed | netted | twenty-one | charms | twisted | cross | small | White | Plains

NA.205.55
Northern Plains | War bonnet...
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NA.205.55 | ca. 1910 | L: 24 in, H: 15.5 in | Gift of The Coe Foundation | Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. War bonnet - leather; eagle(?) feathers; yellow plumes at bases and tips of feathers, bases wrapped in a green felt; beaded brow band with diagonal stripes in red/white hearts, and green on white ground; round mirror on each side; gray plumes on leather strings hanging on both sides; long feather quill with small red, yellow, green and purple feathers attached to top of headdress. | NA.205.55.JPG | na.205.55v2.jpg | na.205.55v1.jpg | stripes | diagonal | War bonnet | feathers | round | Gray | eagle | Beads | yellow | mirror | green | plumes | red/white hearts | leather | felt | Northern Plains