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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Montana 236 Apsáalooke 51 Northern Plains 99 Crow 493
Descriptions
pigment 539 tanned hide 162 rawhide 1018
Names
parfleche 90
Date:
ca.1890
Dimensions:
H: 1.5 in, width: 14 in, L: 27.5 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:
Rawhide envelope, thin profile with one pair of holes in center of top flaps with tanned hide strip for closure. Three (3) pairs of holes on interior flaps with three hide strips for closure. Painted design runs vertically top to bottom and slightly over the edges. Green outline border, with hourglass shape in center of two stacked triangles set on elongated box on either side. Bold, large designs in dominant red, blue, green, yellow and some turquoise blue. Verso is plain. Paired with NA.106.985.
Accession Number:
NA.106.984

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