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Plains Indian Museum

Plains 566
glass beads 689 cotton thread 354 commercial tanned hide 21
brow band 2
mid 20th century
L: 13 in, width: 1.25 in, Diameter: 1.5 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 commercial hide piece with two (2) disks on either end. Thin hide strips tied from each disk - possibly for attaching. Perimeter of edge of disks are small red beads; edge of main body are small yellow and red beads in striped sections. Disks are yellow and partial black beads fanning out from center, with trace of red feather fluff on LP disk. Main body is majority light blue seed beads with five (5) triangular steps or mountains, in red outer steps, black and white center. Intermixed with four (4) red seed "paths going over a hill" - look like two rung ladders. Has commercial sales look overall.
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