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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
pigment 539 tanned hide 570 Willow 104 sinew 620
Names
Backrest 30 miniature 6
Date:
late 19th century
Dimensions:
L: 11.5 in, wide at widest point: 6.5 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:
Peeled willow, strung through on and held parallel by two (2) sections of sinew, one on each side. Cut to form small rectangle. Three (3) sections (2 ¼"L) are painted in horizontal stripes of dark blue, yellow, red, dark blue. Tanned hide strip tied to top center piece to attach or hang.
Accession Number:
NA.507.141

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