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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Eastern Sioux 21
Descriptions
dyed porcupine quills 86 cotton thread 354 silk cloth 4 porcupine quills 146 tanned hide 570
Names
crupper 8
Date:
ca. 1870
Dimensions:
L: 28.5 in, width: 15 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:
Right half of a crupper. Left side missing. Tanned hide decorated with delicate porcupine quillwork, dyed red, purple and natural, floral or plant motif. Crupper edged in red silk cloth, and fringe wrapped in blue dyed and natural porcupine quills. Under-tail strap made from rolled section of tanned hide. Inside of crupper has traces of unidentified brown material.
Accession Number:
NA.403.287

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