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Plains Indian Museum

Plains 566
shell 87 cotton thread 354 sinew 620 glass beads 689 pigments 40 tanned hide 570 pearls 4 bone 151 brass beads 27 cow rawhide 5
bag 239
ca. 1930
L: 8.5 in, width: 7 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
small rawhide bag, seamed in front, with V-d flap top. 1 ½" W shell button with 2 holes to pull the colored tanned hide sewn to base through to close it. Along perimeter and flap is sewn with sinew, but small pearls also sewn through. Hide strips off each top corner tied off with brass and glass beads. 5 colored hide strips off the bottom with 5 bone hair pipes - 2 colored green- and brass beads and glass beads. Center strip with single bone pipe has peyote stitched 1"L beaded segment in light blue background with red and dark blue rounded through. Verso still has some hair on rawhide. Single, 11"L, plain hide strip serves as the strap.
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