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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Blackfeet 183 Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
tanned bison hide 29 bison rawhide 12 pigment 539
Names
parfleche 90
Date:
ca. 1885
Dimensions:
L: 28 in, width: 14 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:
Bison rawhide envelope with two long horizontal sides that slightly overlap in center. Three sets of two holes on flaps bound with tanned hide strips. Two sets of two holes on verso with long hide strips for tying through onto saddle. Interior folds have two sets of two holes. Pigment in green, red, blue in faint geometric patterns and long blocks, partially on sides. Plain verso.
Accession Number:
NA.106.927

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