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Plains Indian Museum

Northern Plains 1866
wool cloth 199 glass beads 689 sinew 620 pigment 539 buffalo hair 4
ribbon 17 hair
late 19th century
Diameter: 7 in, width: 1.875 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
1 ¼"W strip of bison hide w/ fur on, with two strips of red wool cloth (5/8" W) sewn onto either side of hide, underneath, with sinew. Small patches of red and blue pigment in the bison hair. On either side of ear are 3 ½" L (doubled) strands of teal blue bead (medium sized) tied on with short strips of buffalo hide. Four (4) strands on left proper; two (2) strands on right proper. Ties at back with bison hide strings. Short pieces of wool cloth added to back portion also.
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