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Plains Indian Museum

Northern Plains 1866
glass beads 689 tanned hide 570 sinew 620 Willow 104 pigments 40
Backrest 30
early 20th century
L: 45 in, wide at widest point: 36.75 in, width of narrowest point: 21 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
trimmed willow branches varying in length, short to long/top to bottom, sewn together with sinew through holes in the branches in 4 sections. Top 5 branches are unattached and has tanned hide tab, with "V" bottoms, attached- broken in two pieces - with glass bead work in three sections in geometric patterns. White background and trim on perimeter with dark blue, red, yellow. Red beads in part of perimeter design also. Four (4) sections towards the top of object are painted with horizontal stripes over nine (9) willows in red majority with blue on top and bottom willow.
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