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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
leather 2024 iron 419 nails 17 wood 4438
Names
chest 5
Subjects
arrow 16 star 117
Date:
ca. 1800
Dimensions:
H: 15.5 in, L: 29.625 in, depth: 14 in
Remarks:
Wood chest, handmade with large dovetailed corners, painted/stained dark brown with overlaid light wood veneer star and arrow motifs on sides and front; hand-wrought and stamped cutout iron lock plate attached to front with square nails; hand-wrought iron hasp (missing latch) and hand-wrought paired iron eye nails for hinges for the top; lid has cracked horizontally and is held together in 3 places with leather thongs wrapped and tied through holes punched on either side of the break; interior is unfinished with back of lock mechanism and ends of nails showing.
Accession Number:
1.69.2385

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.


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