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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Blackfeet 183
Descriptions
bison rawhide 12 Tanned buffalo hide 14
Names
parfleche 90
Date:
ca. 1840
Dimensions:
L: 12.5 in, width: 20.5 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:
Incised bison rawhide parfleche. Trapezoidal flaps, three pairs of holes. Hide loop on each side at crease. Design along center axis consists of narrow box and triangle design, dots, and cross hatching. Design continues on reverse, partially under flaps, side creases incised.
Accession Number:
NA.106.934

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