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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
bison hide 8 sinew 620 pigment 539
Names
buffalo hide 11
Date:
ca. 1870
Dimensions:
L: 79.5 in, width: 68.5 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
Remarks:
Dressed bison hide, hair on verso, decorated recto with feathered circle design in the center, 36" dia. Also has decorative border, 1"W, that also follows the legs sections of the hide, with 3 feathers, a line, and diamond in each leg section. All done in red, yellow, blue. Border is segments of geometric designs. "Feather" drawings are red, yellow, blue (top to bottom) on three circle sections, with 4 spoke "wheel" as center in yellow, and two other solid circles in geometric segment patterns like the border. Sinew strings through several of the stake holes, old and worn.
Accession Number:
NA.203.1511

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