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Plains Indian Museum

South Dakota 248 Her Many Horses, Emil 4 Sioux 9
wood 4438 Horse Hair 108 glass beads 689
staff 10 Native American Church 7
July 1999
L: 38.25 in, width: 2.375 in
Credit Line:
Gift of the Pilot Foundation
Staff made of 4 parts that screw together. Dark wooden bottom is shaped into an arrow point, with charlotte seed beads of blue, orange and yellow in a gourd stitch around stem end. One part of stem is wooden and beaded in charlottes of a light blue ground with blues, orange and yellow all in a gourd stich. Another part of stem is entirely beaded of charlottes in a gourd stitch. There is orange, yellow and blues on a light blue ground. The top of white horse-hair is banded in charlottes of blues, orange and yellow on a light blue ground in a gourd stitch.
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