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Plains Indian Museum

Plains 566 Cheyenne 264
tanned hide 570 metal 3340 pigment 539 glass beads 689 sinew 620 wood 4438 feathers 641 glue 18
bow case 18 quiver 29 arrows 23
ca. 1880
arrow length: 26 in, quiver length: 30 in, case length: 26 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
Six (6) triple fletched, painted wood shaft arrows, sinew wrapped top and bottom, metal points (now on 4). Bow case is tanned (possibly bison) hide, with beaded portion facing front onto the hide at top (3 ¼" W) and same pattern/placement on bottom edge (3 ¼"W). Thin fringe along top edge 6" L; remnants of thing fringe on the bottom round disk maybe 5"L. Seed beads are white background with two (2) medium blue vertical diamonds with deep red outer squares on edge; and one stack of 3 pink/med. blue diamonds. Lower bead design is two (2) med. blue diamonds w/ red outline squares. Quiver is plain tanned hide, with a round top in same beaded pattern with two (2) diamonds and fringe.
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