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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Blackfeet 183 Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
cotton twine 51 Cotton cloth 154 glass beads 689 wool cloth 199 willow reeds 2 cotton thread 354
Names
Backrest 30
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
wide at top: 9 in, wide at widest point: 31.75 in, L: 63 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:
Stripped willows bound on two sides with blue wool cloth, and woven down center in two lines with cotton twine. Three sections, right, left, center, woven intermittently down 36" with red cotton cloth. Top tab is 11 ¾" L of heavy cotton cloth, covered on back with lighter weight cotton. Front has red wool cloth following long "U" of the tab, and blue wool applique in interlocking diamond pattern, edged in small white seed beads. Red wool is edged in olive drab cloth.
Accession Number:
NA.302.268

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