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Plains Indian Museum

Northern Plains 1866 Sioux 990
glass beads 689 hide 1074 rawhide 1018 cotton thread 354 metal cones 39 quills 403 dye 189 Horse Hair 108
bag 239
ca. 1900
L: 30.5 in, width: 6.5 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
Tanned hide of small animal, probably dog, with all four (4) legs intact and tied off on the ends and three (3) leather strips wrapped in burgundy dyed quills, ending with metal cones and burgundy dyed horse hair. Two additional quilled disks (1 ½" dia.) two rows single stitched in burgundy with yellow center, and single green quill wrapped tassel and ending in three (3) burgundy wrapped strips with metal cones w/ horsehair inserts. One disk is same side as legs, other is on the upper - towards end. Top opening is 5 ½" W (one side) and 2 ½" L quilled strip with single width row of medium blue beads on top and bottom of quill work strip. Seven (7) rows of single wide quills in majority burgundy with geometric boxes in dark green and yellow. Down from the quill strip is rawhide slats, wrapped in majority burgundy, and some yellow and green slat. All finished with metal cones and burgundy horse hair inserts.
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