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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Lakota Sioux 8
Descriptions
dyed porcupine quills 86 cotton thread 354 tin cones 81 rawhide 1018 tanned hide 162 feather fluffs 49
Names
arm bands 53
Date:
1940-1960
Dimensions:
width: 1.75 in, L: 13.75 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:
Two (2) arm bands with tassels for dance outfit. Piece of tanned hide with slatted rawhide stitched to top. Rawhide is wrapped with dyed porcupine quills in majority red with two (2) modified square crosses in yellow with crème center and purple ends. Additionally are group of boxes in crème and purple. Each has a looped strand of tanned hide attached to one end with hide strip that is quill wrapped in red with purple at the loop. Each also has two (2) sets and one single tin cones/red feather fluffs - 6 total pieces each. Hide strips as ties on end of each band for attaching. Verso of each band is plain hide.
Accession Number:
NA.203.1741

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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