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Plains Indian Museum

Sioux 990 Plains 566
Cotton cloth 154 glass beads 689 brass charms dyed porcupine quills 86 rawhide 1018 tanned hide 570 cotton thread 354 dyed feather fluffs 31
arm band 7
ca. 1890
L: 13.75 in, width: 3 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
Tanned hide piece with split rawhide segment sewn to verso of hide piece, and covered with cotton muslin cloth. Thin hide strips looped through on either end in center of verso. Hide piece is fully beaded majority white, with nine (9) vertical 1"L lines in dark blue with red white center lines, with three (3) of the lines have ¾ yellow beads and red top. Outer edges are dark blue, and entire perimeter is dark blue double beaded. 24 brass stars attached to top and bottom of hide piece. Split rawhide segment is wrapped with bright red quills, separated at bottom with light blue beads. Red feather fluffs attached to bottom edge.
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