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Plains Indian Museum

Northern Plains 1866 Cheyenne 264
sinew 620 Cotton cloth 154 glass beads 689 pigment 539 cotton thread 354 tanned hide 570
leggings 199
ca. 1873
wide at top: 14 in, L: 35.5 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
Tanned hide folded into tube, cut with large taper upward for tie - of cotton calico fabric. "b" has additional black elastic binding also sewn on. Straight across lower with self fringed bottom. Varying length of self fringe (1" - 7+") on edge of side flap. Leather thongs punctured through hide to tie off for the silhouette of the leg. 27 ¼" L bead strip along the leg taper (looks re-purposed). White, red, dark blue seed beads in 5 total ½ red and ½ blue triangles (tipi) design with 6 white break lines intersecting. White background, and 3 blue blocks on either edge. The outline of the flap is edged in thin line of yellow pigment. Yellow pigment visible on verso of both.
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