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


NA.202.872
So-soreh | Shoshone | Northe...
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NA.202.872 | ca. 1880 | L: 54 in, width: 64 in | Museum Purchase | Dress and Adornment - Dress and/or Festive Adornment. Braintanned hide (possibly mountain sheep) dress in basic 2 hide style with trimmed tails at center front and back yokes, hair on fringes at sleeve ends and shirt side ends, sewn with hide thongs. Yoke front and back to sleeve ends is lazy stitch beaded in rows of white, greasy blue, black, yellow, red/white hearts and pink, mostly various sizes of glass beads but one section of pink glass beads on back; beaded around red ochre colored patches just below shoulders and the tails at center. Neck opening trimmed with bands of red wool. Bottom third of skirt is trimmed with squares of light blue and black seed beads and long hide thong fringes with short rows of light blue and black beads at sides. | na.202.872 v1.jpg | na.202.872 v2.jpg | NA.202.872.JPG | na.202.872.jpg | NA.202.872.jpg | dress | wool | glass beads | deer hide with hair | ochre | braintanned | pigment | hair | So-soreh | Shoshone | Northern Plains

NA.202.364
Northern Plains | Shoshone |...
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NA.202.364 | ca. 1900 | L: 33.5 in, sleeve length: 18.125 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Child's -- Buckskin 2 piece construction with applied cuffs, self fringe at bottom and applied fringe at shoulders. Geometric bead strip designs around neck, down sleeves, around cuffs and bottom. Roses beaded near shoulders, front and back. | NA.202.364.JPG | na.202.364v1.jpg | na.202.364v2.jpg | roses | geometric | dress | seed | Buckskin | Beads | self fringe | Northern Plains | Shoshone

NA.202.105
Shoshone | Plains | Moccasin...
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NA.202.105 | ca. 1885 | L: 10 in, width: 4 in | Gift in memory of Mrs. Ernest R. May, Sr. by her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Ernest R. May, Jr., Woodriver, Wyoming | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Tanned, deer hide, lazy stitch block design on vamp. Rawhide soles. | NA.202.105.A&B.JPG | na.202.105 v2.jpg | na.202.105.jpg | block design | Moccasins | rawhide | soles | seed | deer | Beads | tanned | hide | lazy stitch | Shoshone | Plains

NA.202.458
Shoshone | Wind River Indian...
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NA.202.458 | 1890 | L: 10.125 in, width: 4 in, H: 4.25 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection | Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Deerskin, soft sole, added cuff. Bead decoration on foot, two blue and yellow chains pointing to the toe, turquoise ground. Cuffs are pinked along the edges. | NA.202.458.A&B.JPG | NA.202.458.jpg | chains | Moccasins | blue | deerskin | yellow | pink | turquoise | Beads | seed | Shoshone | Wind River Indian Reservation

NA.202.889
Northern Plains | Shoshone |...
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NA.202.889 | ca. 1870 | H: 8.5 in, L: 11.125 x 10.75 in, width: 5 x 4.75 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alan S. McDowell | Dress and Adornment, Daily and/or Festive Adonrment. Moccasins, buffalo uppers with hair on and turned to inside, rawhide soles, sinew stitching; uppers have heel seam, added rectangular tongues and added cuff sections which could be tied up around ankle or rolled down. Traces of red, yellow and green coloring left on tops. Buckskin thong ties lace through hide around ankle and wrap around cuffs several times. | NA.202.889.JPG | NA.202.889.jpg | Moccasins | buffalo | pigment | buffalo hide | rawhide | hair | Northern Plains | Shoshone

NA.205.3
Shoshone | Northern Plains |...
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NA.205.3 | ca. 1915 | band length: 11.5 in, band width: 2 in, bonnet width: 12 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. War bonnet - 86 feathers with rabbit fur puffs and dyed yellow horse hair on end of each feather, bottom of feathers wrapped with red yarn. Overlay beaded band in geometric design on front, red wool and purple cloth trailer split partially up back. Split buffalo horns on skull cap dyed blue with feathers and ermine strip tassles. | NA.205.3.JPG | NA.205.3view1.JPG | NA.205.3view2.JPG | NA.205.3view1.JPG | NA.205.3view2.JPG | NA.205.3.jpg | geometric | War bonnet | horns | Horse Hair | seed | Beads | rabbit | yarn | eagle | yellow dyed | feathers | ermine | fur | Red | overlay | wool | buffalo | purple | Tradecloth | Shoshone | Northern Plains

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.507.62
Wind River Indian Reservatio...
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NA.507.62 | ca. 1885 | L: 24.25 in, width: 8.125 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Wood covered with deerskin with beaded strips along top and down middle in red white hearts, yellow, blue, dark blue and turquoise, also beaded around hood in turquoise, yellow, dark blue and red with metal buttons and carved wooden doll; fringe on back and bottom. | NA.507.62.JPG | toy cradle | Beads | buttons | wood | carved | wooden doll | dark blue | yellow | turquoise | red white hearts | blue | metal | deerskin | fringe | Red | cover | seed | Wind River Indian Reservation Wyoming | Shoshone

NA.106.265
Wyoming | Shoshone | parflec...
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NA.106.265 | 1890 | L: 26.25 in, width: 13.125 in, H: 4.5 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Function: Utensils and implements - Household. Object: Parfleche - rawhide case painted in hourglass design on each side with triangles in yellow, green, red, blue with blue outline and green border. Remarks: 1982 purchase installment #2. Photographed 2-13-87 | NA.106.265.JPG | triangles | hourglass | painted | parfleche | rawhide | Wyoming | Shoshone

NA.702.31
So-soreh | Northern Plains |...
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NA.702.31 | 1900 | L: 55.125 in, width: 60.75 in | Written on back in blue: PAINTED/BY/KADZIE CODY-SHOSHONI INDIAN/NOVENBEN, 1906/PRESENTED TO F.A. HEPBURN./BY HIS WYPA | Communication and Media of Exchange: Writing and Records. Cow(?) hide, tanned; painted all over one side with horsemen hunting buffalo; the center has a sun dance pole and men dancing around it with others singing; also depicted is a tipi and a rider with a bonnet with a long trailer; colors are black, yellow, blue, green and red. ---Personal property of Mary Jester Allen Helen Cody Allen. | NA.702.31.JPG | na.702.31.jpg | NA.702.31.jpg | sun dance pole | rider with a bonnet with a long trailer | men dancing around it with others singing | tipi | horsemen hunting buffalo | painted hide | hide | cow | pigment | tanned | So-soreh | Northern Plains | Codsiogo | Eastern Shoshone | Cody, Cadzi

NA.403.56
Northern Plains | dog travoi...
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NA.403.56 | ca. 1930 | pole length: 106.125 in, mat length: 21.375 in, mat width: 28.125 in | Transportation: Land Transportation. Two wooden poles with circular wood frame center laced with rawhide strips. Rawhide strips wrapped around poles at top; rawhide strip in center. | NA.403.56A&B.JPG | NA.403.56.jpg | NA.403.56.jpg | dog travois | rawhide | Animal | wood | hide | Northern Plains

Bird Woman
Greeves, R. V. | Sculpture |...
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10.05 | 2001 | H: 72 in, width: 24 in, Base Width: 25 in, base depth: 16 in | Bird Woman | Gift of Carlene M. Lebous and C. Harris Haston and of Keith and Bobbi Richardson | 10.05.v2.jpg | 10.05.jpg | 10.05.v1.jpg | 10.05.jpg | 10.05.web.jpg | Sacagawea | Sculpture | bronze | Greeves, R. V.

Sacajawea
Jackson, Harry | Sculpture |...
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5.80 | 1980 | H: 114 in | Sacajawea | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Cashman, (C) Harry Jackson Trust 2006. All Rights Reserved. | on base: C Harry Jackson 1980/WYOMING FOUNDRY/STUDIOS CAMAIORE ITALY/SAJO 1P; on edge of robe: CAST FOR RICHARD CASHMAN | Restrictions: Some photo restrictions - See Contract Title: Sacagawea (artist prefers Sacajawea, 5/5/2009) | Quarterly Journal: Points West: Journal of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Summer 2003, cover and inside cover image | 5.80.JPG | 5.80.jpg | 5.80v1.jpg | 5.80.jpg | 5.80.jpg | 5.80v1.web.jpg | 5.80.jpg | 5.80v1.jpg | Sacagawea | Sacajawea | Pompey Charbonneau | Sculpture | painted bronze | Sacajawea Harry Jackson (b. 1924) 1980, painted bronze Cast by Wyoming Foundry Studios Camaiore, Italy Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Cashman © Harry Jackson Trust 2006. All Rights Reserved. Jackson began planning Sacajawea, a monumental sculpture, in the mid 1970s. The finished piece resides in the Cashman Greever Garden at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Observe the differences and similarities between the first working model (below) and the final piece. 5.80 | Jackson, Harry