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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 99
Descriptions
horsehair 91 dyed porcupine quills 86 tanned hide 162 wood 4438 cones 222 porcupine quills 146
Names
forked stick 2
Date:
1975-1999
Dimensions:
L: 39.5 in, width: 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:
Forked stick for ceremonial use. Carved stick with natural fork, lower end pointed. Red plaited quillwork wrapped around upper third of stick and on each fork. Single bands of colored quillwork approximately every six (6) rows. Small ring of hide fringe below forks; tanned hide pieces cover tips of forks with tin cones and white horse hair.
Accession Number:
NA.205.125

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