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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
Willow 104 sinew 620 tanned hide 570 pigment 539
Names
Backrest 30 miniature 6
Date:
late 19th century
Dimensions:
L: 9.625 in, wide at widest point: 7.5 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 three (3) sections of sinew, one on each side and center. Cut to form small rectangle. Tanned hide strip looped to top center piece to attach or hang. Willows painted light yellow pigment overall, with red on ends of willows.
Accession Number:
NA.507.144

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