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Plains Indian Museum

Northern Plains 1866 Cheyenne 264
tanned hide 570 cotton thread 6 tanned bison hide 29 glass beads 689 metal cones 39
pouch 106
L: 6 in, width: 3.875 in
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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
tanned bison hide in two pieces, "U" shaped flap cut into the back portion. Plain verso, except for ½"W row of beadwork along bottom edge - grain of hide visible. Beadwork is white seed beads in two (2) long mountains, with translucent green above and two red white heart long squares. Flap is beaded on perimeter in white majority, and one side in black interior edging and two long squares; other half is blue with same design pattern. Both sides in beaded in stripes of white, green, red white heart down length. Front is beaded 4"L, and 2" down from top. Majority white with red narrow stacked triangles with turquoise blue interior and topped with asymmetrical horizontal green boxes outlined in red white heart; dark blue long, vertical stacked triangles on either side in middle. Bottom edge is trimmed in metal cones, looped through tanned hide strips. Short, tanned hide top strap through flap for attaching.
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