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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Crow 493 Nez Perce 138
Descriptions
sinew 620 wool cloth 199 Horse Hair 108 glass beads 689 porcupine quills 146 cotton thread 354 tanned bison hide 29 yarn 210
Names
blanket strip 31
Date:
ca. 1850
Dimensions:
L: 57 in, width: 5.25 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:
Bison hide, quill wrapped horse hair blanket srtip edged in pony and seed beads. Four rosettes of single bundle quill wrapped hair with four panels of 15 ---- of double bundle 3 design segments per panel. red yarn used on rosettes and panels for color. Horse hair used for lines within designs. Two end panels have some design, as do the inner panels. All follow a three segment pattern.
Accession Number:
NA.203.1483

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