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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Blackfeet 183
Descriptions
tanned hide 570 Cotton cloth 154 glass beads 689 Willow 104 wool cloth 199 sinew 620 cotton thread 354
Names
Backrest 30
Date:
ca. 1930
Dimensions:
L: 68 in, wide at widest point: 33.5 in, width of narrowest point: 12.25 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:
Willow backrest edged in blue felt cloth; beaded blue wool cloth tab with beaded abstract floral and geometric design. Fringe on top and bottom edge of tab; tab edged in orange cotton cloth. Cloth tab at top of backrest red and blue wool design on calico backing. Willows secured up center axis with sinew wraps.
Accession Number:
NA.302.264

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June 2014 - New Items - Curated by Seth Johnson


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