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Plains Indian Museum

Northern Plains 1866 Lakota 107
commercial tanned hide 21 glass beads 689 cotton thread 354
bag 239
bag length: 7.25 in, width: 5 in
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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
Two pieces commercial tanned hide in box shape, seamed both sides and slits cut through top portion for drawstring top. Multicolored single strand seed beads looped across top edge. Recto and verso fully beads, along with strands of beads on bottom as fringe in horizontal stripes: trans pink, 3 single white, translucent dark green, 3 single white, black. Sides are single beaded in peacock blue. Both sides are beaded with black white box along perimeter. One side has two (2) stepped triangles (inverted) on top and bottom and two (2) on side/center. In trans red, trans clear, dark blue, trans gold, dark blue white. The side and top triangles have red/white striped boxes along outer steps. From the bottom triangles are two box striped lines in dark green and white running upward to two red and white striped flags on green poles. Opposite side has block diamond in center in trans dark green, white with trans red center and center square is multicolored. Has same pattern of stepped triangles in same color pattern with addition of light trans blue on lower triangles.
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