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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Apsáalooke 51 Crow 493 Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
pigment 539 feather 171 wool cloth 199 glass beads 689 tanned hide 162 shell 87
Names
amulet 7
Date:
1875-1899
Dimensions:
width: 2 in, L: 7 in
Credit Line:
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
Remarks:
Amulet in shape of female figure. Tanned hide head and torso dressed in blue wool cloth dress, red wool cloth for yoke, white beads to simulate elk teeth and a Crow style dress. Small personal medicine in tanned hide ball with black stripes, purple shell button, and thong with eagle feather fluff, all tied to back of figure with hide thong.
Accession Number:
NA.502.349

Not currently on display

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