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Accession Number:
NA.507.89
Makers
Chippewa, Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, Montana, Cree
Descriptions
tennis ball, glass beads, rubber
Names
ball
Subjects
turtle, tipi, Diamond, door
Date:
ca. 1986
Dimensions:
circumference: 8.5 in
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreational Toys. Tennis ball completely covered with beaded buckskin, design motifs include an orange turtle with irridescent brown center, an orange tipi with light blue door and two sizes if diamond designs in royal blue, maroon, clear green, light blue, orange and irridescent borwn all on a white ground.
Publication:
The Anguish of Snails: Volume 2, Folklore in the West; by Barre Toelken; Utah State University Press, Logan Utah; 2003; page 60

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