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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Sioux 990
Descriptions
bison rawhide 12 tanned bison hide 29 pigment 539
Names
parfleche 90
Date:
1860-1880
Dimensions:
width: 18 in, L: 26 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 folded, and painted on rectangular upper flaps in traces of red and blue pigments. Three (3) sets of holes along top flaps, and fastened at center holes with hide tie. Traces of geometric designs remain, possibly diamonds or hourglass. No design on verso. Two sets of side carrying holes, that have been stretched out from use, on upper side verso.
Accession Number:
NA.106.953

Not currently on display


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