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


NA.403.69
Northern Plains | Crow | hor...
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NA.403.69 | ca. 1885 | L: 14.5 in, diameter of disc: 7.5 in | Transportation: Land Transportation. Rawhide, fully beaded in overlay multi-colored geometric design. Red, black and yellow horse hair tassle with bases wrapped with buckskin thong. Single row of blue beads in between tassles. | na.403.69.jpg | geometric | horse forehead decoration | deer | seed | multi-colored | hide | Red | hair | yellow | black | rawhide | blue | horse | Beads | Northern Plains | Crow

NA.403.5
Montana | Crow | horse neck ...
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NA.403.5 | ca. 1900 | L: 36 in, bottom width: 9.25 in | FUNCTION: Transportation: Land Transportation. Tanned, two side panels with red tradecloth and three overlay beaded panels with two beaded triangles. White bead strip along outside edge, fringer tip edge at bottom. Square beaded panel in center with red cloth strips at top and bottom with white bead border. Front and side tied with buckskin thongs. ---Adolf Spohr collection which was purchased by the BBMA with monies donated by Larry Sheerin. Mr. Spohr (deceased) was a western artist who lived in Cody. | na.403.5.jpg | Square | triangles | horse neck decoration | tanned | seed | glass beads | hide | cloth | trade | deer | Buckskin | Montana | Crow

NA.403.16
Apsáalooke | Crow | Montana...
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NA.403.16 | ca. 1890 | side panel length: 36.75 in, side panel width: 3.25 in, overall width: 15.5 in | Catherine Bradford McClellan Collection, Gift of The Coe Foundation | Transportation: Land Transportation. Tanned buckskin back and tie thongs. Red wool background, two side stripes with overlay bead decoration in geometric design with black cloth and white bead border. Square front panel with overlay beading in geometric design. White bead border, three brass bell shaped danglers attached with twisted rawhide strips below panel. Finger tip tabs on side strips with round brass bells and black cloth tassles. | na.403.16.jpg | NA.403.16.jpg | geometric | martingale | horse neck decoration | wool | glass beads | seed | cloth | bells | brass | deer | Tradecloth | tanned | hide | Apsáalooke | Crow | Montana

NA.108.95
Montana | Crow | Apsáalooke...
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NA.108.95 | ca. 1890 | L: 51.25 in, point width: 8 in, overall width: 12.75 in | The Board of Trustees dedicates this Crow Lance Case to Mrs. Harriet Stuart Spencer in recognition of her faithful service as Chairman of the Plains Indian Museum Advisory Board of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center from 1998-2010. | Utensils and implements - Fighting. Lance case - tanned hide; arrow shaped; body painted with triangle pattern in yellow, red and green on blue ground; point beaded with triangle pattern in blue, white, yellow, red and pink on light blue ground; three tanned hide and wool flaps along shaft beaded with triangle pattern in green, yellow, blue, white and red on pink ground. | NA.108.95dtl.JPG | na.108.95.jpg | NA.108.95.jpg | NA.108.95.JPG | beaded | painted | triangle | lance case | tanned hide | wool | glass beads | Montana | Crow | Apsáalooke

NA.403.288
Apsáalooke | Crow | Montana...
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NA.403.288 | ca. 1890 | L: 38 in, wide at widest point: 16.5 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Martingale made in three parts. Commercial canvas between layer of blue cotton cloth on verso, and red wool pieced on recto in several places. All edges are finished in blue wool with cotton thread. Two long outer pieces, 38"L x 3¼" W, bound with five small hides strips to one center piece, 9 ¾" W x 12" L. Side panels each have four (4) beaded sections (3" x 3") - directly on the canvas. Two (2) are: majority pink with geometric diamond pattern inside of dark blue outer, cut by yellow line vertically, and center horizontal line of green majority, red, turquoise blue, repeat - outline in single line of white. Other two (2) are same pattern different colors: majority pink background, medium green diamond, intersected by translucent pink vertical line, and cut horizontally with light green majority, red, turquoise blue, repeat, with single white line outline. Three other beaded panels are red wool background, outlined in white beads, with 5 ½"L, thin narrow triangle, outlined in white, horizontally stripes. Two (top and bottom) are beaded in: dark blue, turquoise blue, red heart, light green, pink, repeat. One (center) is: medium blue, dark blue, red heart, dirty yellow, repeat. Top section is plain red wool. Bottom segment is pieced red wool with top edge in four brass buttons, outlined in white, and cut in a deep "V". Lower two have brass button sewn on upper portion and lower portion. Center panel is edged in red wool, with piece of wool attached to bottom edge - 2"L x 9 ½" W - hand stitched and beaded with translucent clear beads wrapped around the seam and on bottom edge. Main body of panel is white seed bead outline, single line of black beads on vertical sides, then majority pink with geometric, stylized hourglass designs. Majority, center, is light green hourglass with thin vertical line in black with two striped segments of pink (top and bottom) and dark green (center). Either side of center design center triangle with narrow triangle on top and bottom. Majority red heart with horizontal line of medium blue, outlined with dark black and narrow outline of turquoise border. | NA.403.288.jpg | martingale | commercial canvas | wool cloth | tanned hide | brass buttons | glass beads | cotton thread | Cotton cloth | Apsáalooke | Crow | Montana

NA.202.144
Plateau | Cree | Moccasins |...
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NA.202.144 | ca. 1890 | L: 10.125 in, width: 4 in | Gift of Mr. Max Wilde | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Tanned, deer hide, applique bead decoration on vamp in floral design. Soft soles. | NA.202.144A&B.JPG | na.202.144.jpg | floral | Moccasins | hide | tanned | deer | seed | applique | Beads | Plateau | Cree

NA.202.867
Crow | Moccasins | yellow | ...
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NA.202.867 | ca. 1910 | H: 3 in, width: 3.875 in, L: 10.125 in, H: 6.25 in, width: 4.125 in, L: 10.125 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Schwartz | Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Leather uppers and soles, some brained tanned, some commercial (?), with wide zig-zag edged ankle extensions; red wool cuffs lined with white and black plaid cotton (now pinkish from bleeed thru from wool) and bound with purple sateen (faded to beige on outside), cuff edges picot beaded with clear light-green beads. Fully beaded vamp has a floral design with 4 flower motifs and 3 leaf motifs; beads are clear purple, greasy yellow, clear dark turquoise, pink, clear amber, dark royal and white, mostly faceted, all very small, accented with faceted gold beads; light blue large seed bead background on vamp bordered all around with red white hearts triangles on light periwinkly banded by yellow and green on pink ground. Wide band around sides and back of moccasin is beaded in perwinkle, greasy yellow, green and red white hearts, Split triangular tongue is beaded with bands of navy and light blue on pink ground with picot beaded green edging. (A) has a new tongue and most of ankle extension is torn away. | NA.202.867A&B.JPG | na.202.867.jpg | na.202.867 v2.jpg | quartered diamond motif | bordered | floral design | four flower motifs | three leaf motifs | triangles | bands | Moccasins | yellow | light green | clear amber | black and white | light blue | purple | red white hearts | greasy yellow | seed | cotton | brain-tanned | sateen | cloth | clear purple | wool | green | pink | clear dark turquoise | leather | picot edge | Beads | navy | faded | light periwinkle | plaid | Red | lining | commercial | faceted | Crow

NA.202.812
Crow Indian Reservation | Cr...
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NA.202.812 | ca. 1900 | L: 10 in, width: 3.75 in, H: 3 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Robert I. Wishnick Foundation. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Leather; beaded patch on instep with geometric design in light blue, dark blue, orange, green, yellow, white and red white hearts; strip of red cloth around ankle; rawhide soles. | NA.202.812A&B.JPG | na.202.812.jpg | geometric | Moccasins | seed | green | Beads | yellow | Red | light blue | red white hearts | cloth | rawhide | orange | White | leather | dark blue | soles | Crow Indian Reservation | Crow

NA.202.791
Crow | Crow Indian Reservati...
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NA.202.791 | ca. 1890 | L: 6 in, width: 2.5 in, H: 2 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Given to the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in honor of James E. Nielson by the employees of JN Oil and Gas, Inc., December 13, 1991 | c-139 on sole | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Child's -- Leather; beaded toe with green and blue stripe on light blue ground; yellow, blue, red white hearts and white border around base of moccasin; leather sole. | NA.202.791A&B.JPG | na.202.791.jpg | stripes | Moccasins | yellow | green | White | blue | leather | red white hearts | Beads | light blue | seed | Crow | Crow Indian Reservation, Montana

NA.202.994
Crow | Moccasins | Beads | h...
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NA.202.994 | H: 10.5 in, L: 10 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Dress and Adornment, Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Woman's moccasins of buckskin with floral designs. Upper leg area has a red rose outlined in yellow, two pink buds, green leaves outlined in dark blue seed beads on the front. Top of foot has design of light blue "flowers" outlined in darker blue grape-like cluster and green leaves outlined in red seed beads. There are hook and eye closures on the outside of the leg and long hide laces at the ankle in front. | NA.202.994.jpg | NA.202.994.jpg | floral | Moccasins | Beads | hide | Crow

NA.202.1131
Crow? | Moccasins | Beads | ...
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NA.202.1131 | 1930 | L: 10 in, width: 4.25 in, H: 13.25 in | Gift of Reverend and Shirley Buswell | Beaded women's calf-high moccasins. Hide, multiple colored glass seed and faceted beads in floral designs. Insteps and uppers are beaded. | na.202.1131v3.jpg | na.202.1131v4.jpg | na.202.1131v1.jpg | na.202.1131v2.jpg | Moccasins | Beads | thread | hide | snaps | Crow?

NA.202.844
Crow | Moccasins | orange wh...
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NA.202.844 | ca. 1905 | L: 11.125 in, width: 4.125 in, H: 3.375 in | Gift of Steve Bielgard | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Indian tanned leather moccasins; fringes are sewn on in vertical style on back of moccasins; the front of the moccasins are beaded in nine rows in a traditional Crow U-shape; the first two rows are of blue beads on outer border; the next four rows are beaded with red, white and blue beads using a stacked box design, the blue and red are cut beads; the next row of beads are white and the last two rows are inner borders of blue beads; the inside of the seven rows have pink beads and 3 bands of red cut beads; toward the toes of moccasin are three forked rows of pink and blue cut beads in groups of three; the tongue has orange beads in groups of two; tongue and row of short fringe are sinew sewn to moccasin top; the leather ties are sewn onto the moccasin; orange white heart beads and blue cut beads sewn in decorative scallop outlines around ankle; rawhide soles. ---Dirty, B has a hole between the toe and sole. | na.202.844.jpg | scalloped outlines | stacked box design | traditional Crow U-shape | rows | forked rows | Moccasins | orange white hearts | fringes | rawhide | soles | seed | Indian tanned | orange | Beads | White | pink | cut | Red | leather | blue | Crow

NA.202.955
Crow | Moccasins | Beads | r...
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NA.202.955 | 1920-1930 | H: 10 in, L: 9.75 in, width: 3.5 in | In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton | Dress and Adornment, Daily and/or Festive Adornment. High leather woman's moccasins with rawhide soles sewn on. Top part done in beads, an orange and red flower with four green leaves and two buds. Toe end of moccasins beaded in a pink flower with green and blue leaves. | na.202.955.jpg | floral | Moccasins | Beads | rawhide | leather | Crow

NA.202.739
Crow | Montana | Moccasins |...
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NA.202.739 | 1920's | L: 9.5 in, width: 3.375 in, H: 12.5 in | Gift of Irving H. "Larry" Larom Estate. | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- Deerskin, hard soled. Beaded floral designs on foot and at top, multi-colored mostly cut beads. Cut dark blue edge beading on flap and around top. Row of black basket beads in zigzag pattern around top. | NA.202.739.A&B.JPG | na.202.739.jpg | zigzag | Moccasins | cut | black | multi-colored | dark blue | Beads | basket | deerskin | Crow | Montana

NA.202.719
Crow | Montana | Moccasins |...
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NA.202.719 | 1950 | L: 9.25 in, width: 3.5 in, H: 12.75 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Woman's -- Deerskin, soft soled, high top. Top scalloped with purple edge beading. Beaded floral designs on foot and around top in orange, green, brown, purple, turquoise. All clear cut beads. | NA.202.719.A&B.JPG | na.202.719.jpg | floral | Moccasins | Clear | turquoise | brown | green | orange | Beads | high top | cuts | deerskin | scalloped | purple | Crow | Montana

NA.202.823
Montana | Crow | Moccasins |...
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NA.202.823 | ca. 1890 | L: 9 in, width: 3.25 in, H: 8.75 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection | Dress and Adornment: Daily Attire And/Or Festive Attire. Woman's -- Leather; beaded strip down toe with triangle design in blue, yellow and red on light blue ground; beaded strip across instep in green, pink and yellow; rawhide soles; high cuffs with leather ties down sides. | na.202.823.jpg | triangles | strips | Moccasins | cuff | blue | seed | pink | yellow | rawhide | soles | leather | Red | light blue | green | Montana | Crow

NA.202.158
Crow | Northern Plains | Moc...
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NA.202.158 | ca. 1890 | L: 5 in, width: 2.25 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Baby's -- Tanned, deer hide, fully beaded vamp in overlay floral design, border lane along bottom edge on outer side and halfway on inner side. High tops, rawhide soles. | NA.202.158A&B.JPG | na.202.158.jpg | floral | Moccasins | hide | Beads | deer | rawhide | overlay | soles | tanned | seed | Crow | Northern Plains

NA.202.115
Northern Plains | Crow | Moc...
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NA.202.115 | ca. 1890 | L: 9.375 in, width: 3.5 in | Gift of Mr. Max Wilde | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Tanned and smoked, deer hide, overlay bead decoration in geometric design on vamp. Soft soles. | NA.202.115A&B.JPG | na.202.115.jpg | geometric | Moccasins | tanned | seed | Beads | overlay | deer | hide | smoked | Northern Plains | Crow

NA.202.956
Crow | Northern Plains | Moc...
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NA.202.956 | 1920 | H: 14 in, L: 9.5 in, width: 3.5 in | In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton | beaded at calf: Alyce W. | Dress and adornment, Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Leather hightop woman's moccasins with parfleche soles. Soles painted in red, yellow and green abstract designs. Calf part of moccasins beaded with inscription in orange, white and blue. Geometric floral design beneath name is an orange, blue and yellow flower with oval designs radiating from it. Tongue has three circle designs in blue, yellow and orange. Toe has a white flower with blue leaves with two triangular patterns and a flower radiating from it. | NA.202.956.JPG | floral | Moccasins | pigment | parfleche | glass beads | hide | Crow | Northern Plains

NA.202.8
Crow | Northern Plains | Moc...
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NA.202.8 | ca. 1890 | L: 10.125 in, width: 4 in | Gift of Ms. Lucile M. Wright | Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Tanned, deer hide, overlay bead decoration on vamp and borderline along bottom edge in geometric design. Soft high tops, rawhide soles. | NA.202.8.JPG | geometric | Moccasins | glass beads | tanned deer hide | Crow | Northern Plains

NA.106.146A
Northern Plains | Crow | par...
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NA.106.146A | ca. 1890 | L: 26.5 in, width: 12.5 in | Utensils and implements - Household. Parfleche - rawhide with blue, yellow, green and red painted designs. | na.106.146a.jpg | NA.106.146A.JPG | parfleche | rawhide | Northern Plains | Crow

NA.203.410
Rocky Boy's Indian Reservati...
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NA.203.410 | 1950's | L: 3 in, width: 4.75 in | The Mr. & Mrs. Sandberg collection given in memory of Babe & Sandy Sandberg by their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. Claude Phillips | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Object: Coin purse - leather, made with flap, snap closure. Bead decoration, floral designs in multi-colors on cut metallic black ground. Red and blue edge beading. | na.203.410v1.jpg | na.203.410v2.jpg | floral | bead decoration | purse | leather | Beads | Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, Montana | Cree | Chippewa

NA.203.413
Cree | Rocky Boy's Indian Re...
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NA.203.413 | 1950's | L: 10 in, width: 7.125 in | The Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Sandberg collection given in memory of Babe and Sandy Sandberg by their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Phillips | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Purse - leather, metal top edges and clasp, chain handle, beaded panel on cloth sewn to purse. Floral design on one side, leaf design on other side, multi-colors on white ground, three sets of beaded loops at the bottom edge in red, yellow and blue. | NA.203.413.JPG | na.203.413v1.jpg | na.203.413v2.jpg | floral | Leaf | purse | metal | leather | Beads | loops | chain | Cree | Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, Montana | Chippewa

NA.403.186
Crow | saddle | Beads | seed...
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NA.403.186 | ca. 1895 | H: 20 in, width: 17 in | In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton | Transporation, Land Transportation. Woman's saddle partly covered n hide and fabric. Front adornment in seed beads of multi-colored geometric patterns. Central pattern has an aqua field outlined in white with a red and dark blue cross having a yellow center square. At the bottom red and dark blue tradecloth is attached. There is an outline of white with two light blue triangles on the cloth. Multi-colored seed beads in bands surround the top of the horn. Some are worn and missing. There is hide and leather riggng on either side of the bottom. | na.403.186v1.jpg | na.403.186v2.jpg | na.403.186v3.jpg | na.403.186v4.jpg | geometric | triangles | cross | saddle | Beads | seed | hide | fabric | Crow