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Plains Indian Museum

Canada 16 Siksika Blackfoot 50
porcupine quills 146 bison horns 3 bison hide 8 rawhide 1018 hawk feathers 10 pigment 539 bison hair 8 wool cloth 199 tanned hide 570 glass beads 689
bonnet 30
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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
Was in exhibition catalogue "Native Americans: Five Centuries of Changing Images" - plate 74. Full cap bonnet of bison hide w/ hair on, brow band edged in red wool. Short (9 ½") trailer of bison hide with hair on attached to headpiece. Three (3) rows of (4) four bison hair tufts per row on trailer. Shaved down bison horns on either side of headpiece; one painted red, attached with hide. Quill wrapped 4 spoke discs on either side, majority white with red at where spoke meets wheel. Four (4) hawk feathers hanging from each side strung on tanned hide, green and blue glass tube beads mixed in to feather grouping. Leather strip as head tie.
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