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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
clay 94 parfleche 19 tanned hide 570 pigment 539
Names
dance shield 10
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
width: 10.75 in, L: 10.75 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:
Round disk of parfleche, two holes punched through top (1" W area). Painted design of the parfleche has green box (top and sides only), outlined in blue; triangle design inside green box with yellow triangle on either side of a red oblong, all outlined in blue. Other partial geometric designs on the perimeter in blue, red, and yellow. Piece of tanned hide strip is tied through one of the holes at top and a 1 ¾" L piece of possible clay substance with hole in center is tied through. Several small holes on the lower portion of object. Plain on verso.
Accession Number:
NA.502.332

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