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Old Beadwork

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


NA.203.378
Unknown | bandolier bag | ya...
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NA.203.378 | L: 42 in, width: 11.125 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Bandolier bag - cloth bag, beaded panel, basket beads with three star designs, and two crosses outlined with chain design; purple, gold, green, blue on white ground; beads strung on threads at bottom finished with green yarn; above panel is an open floral beaded design in three parts; seed beads pink, yellow, blue with white outline; area surrounded with a string of red beads tacked to backing; area also trimmed with four sets of dew claws and a bell with a brass ring; strap area beaded with basket beads; one side crosses inside diamonds the other a zig-zag pattern; gold, blue, red, green and orange on white ground; back has a pouch made of a lace pattern. | NA.203.378.JPG | NA.203.378.jpg | crosses | zigzag | diamonds | floral | chain | Lace | star | bandolier bag | yarn | seed | brass | ring | green | basket | claws | thread | Beads | bell | dew | cloth | Unknown

NA.203.355
Ojibway | Chippewa | Great L...
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NA.203.355 | ca. 1880 | L: 38.125 in, width: 11.25 in | Gift of Mrs. Henry H. R. Coe | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Bandolier bag - beaded bandolier bag, cloth backing, multi-colored floral and geometric designs in yellow, blue, red, green, black, pink, gold and white; blue yarn fringe hangs off pink and blue beaded tabs; actual pocket. | NA.203.355.JPG | NA.203.355.jpg | NA.203.355.jpg | floral | geometric | bandolier | Beads | yarn | cloth | Ojibway | Chippewa | Great Lakes

NA.203.587
Prairie | beaded strip | str...
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NA.203.587 | width: 2.75 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Beaded strip - loom beadwork with geometric design in black, yellow, red, pink, green, and light blue on blue ground; braided string fringe on ends. Loom beadwork, Winchester collection. | NA.203.587.JPG | na.203.587.jpg | geometric | beaded strip | string | fringe | loom beaded | braided | Prairie

NA.202.1085
Great Lakes | Plains | belt ...
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NA.202.1085 | ca. 1940 | L: 38.125 in, width: 2 in | Gift of Guy H. Phillips in memory of Guy and Jean Phillips | Dress and Adornment, Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Leather belt with beadwork on one side. Silver buckle with 2 posts, set of corresponding holes on either side. White background with repeating design of a slate blue and dark blue cross and a diamond and feather motif. Center design of blue, red, green and yellow diamond with red and green feathers on either side. On either side of that is a diamond design of red, blue, pink and white with dark blue and light blue feathers amd orange and blue feathers. Diamond motif on outside of that of light blue, yellow and light green with red and green trapezoids. | na.202.1085.jpg | Diamond | feather | trapezoid | cross | belt | metal | leather | Beads | Great Lakes | Plains

NA.202.969
Plains | belt | hide | Beads...
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NA.202.969 | 1930 | L: 44.125 in, width: 1.5 in | In memory of Frank O. Horton and Henriette S. Horton | Dress and Adornment, Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Hide belt with a silver buckle, belt covered in a loom beaded srip. Beadwork is large orange flowers with small blue flowers and green leaves on a white ground. | na.202.969.jpg | floral | belt | hide | Beads | metal | Plains

NA.203.941
Wind River Reservation | Nor...
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NA.203.941 | 1950-1959 | L: 22.25 in, width: 1.625 in, overall length: 35 in | Gift of Gloria S. Dduffy | Dress and Adornment, Personal Adornment/ Ritual Regalia. Loomed beadwork headband with white background, blue, red, green, blue, orange designs. Turquiose cotton ties | na.203.941.jpg | star | floral | headband | Beads | Wind River Reservation | Northern Plains

1.69.2335
piece of leather | Beads | h...
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1.69.2335 | ca. 1910 | L: 4.625 in, width: 1.5 in | Gift of Mrs. Margaret S. Garlow | Half oblong shaped piece of leather with slit from middle almost to curved outside edge, clear red cut bead edging, attached to loom beaded strip with `V' at end, beadwork is geometric with two `x's and triangles in light blue, clear yellow, cut navy blue and cut clear red seed beads. | 1.69.2335.JPG | 1.69.2335.JPG | geometric | triangles | piece of leather | Beads | half oblong | leather

1.67.553
bandolier bag | taffeta | wh...
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1.67.553 | L: 33.125 in, bag width: 11.625 in | Credit line: Gift of The Coe Foundation, Description: Woodlands bandolier bag; navy wool tradecloth pouch with loom beaded front panel of stars and diamonds in blue, pink, clear kelly green, clear red and red/white hearts on white ground; tassels have a loom beaded strip followed by 2 strings of large green, purple and light blue pony beads with red and purple yarn tassels; sides and top of front panel are bordered with greasy blue and white net woven bands; top of beaded panel and top edge of pocket are edged with red taffeta as is top of front panel where strap joins it; strap is loom beaded in a connecting diamond design in clear kelly green, light blue, pink, white, clear red and red/white hearts on light orange ground; outer edges of bag and strap are bound with green cloth which carries over to make the backing of the bag and strap. Condition: Fragile; wool is moth eaten; edges are faded and frayed; four tassels have lost their yarn and pony beads and some of the loom beading; whatever was attached at both bottom corners is gone. Origin: Original Studio Collection of artist Frederic S. Remington. Was previously accessioned in the PIM collection as NA.203.187 but is part of the Remington Studio Collection so it was deaccessioned from PIM and accessioned into Remington Studio Collection | 1.67.553.JPG | hearts | stars | diamonds | bandolier bag | taffeta | white net woven | cloth | bands | Beads | yarn | light blue | purple | tassels | Tradecloth | green | navy wool | Red