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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
buffalo 115 flaps 2 rawhide 1018 heavy leather cow 25 holes cut out blue 690 paint 359 Red 1061 traditional rectangular shape orange 203 green 634 thongs 19
Names
parfleche 90
Subjects
triangles 289 dots 30 border lines 2 diamonds 119
Dimensions:
L: 25 in, width: 14.5 in, depth: 4.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. J. R. Simplot
Remarks:
Utensils and Implements: Household. Cow rawhide, folded into traditional rectangular parfleche shape. Top flaps painted with 2 red diamonds with green centers, flanked by green triangles with orange centers, all outlined in blue; between diamond and triangles designs on outside are a green triangle flanked by red triangles outlined inside with blue; inner border line is orange, outer border line is green. Three pairs of holes have been cut in each flap edge with heavy leather (possibly buffalo) thong ties.
Accession Number:
NA.106.578

Not currently on display


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