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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
cotton thread 354 powder 2 sinew 620 commercial tanned hide 21 glass beads 689
Names
powder flask 34
Date:
mid 20th century
Dimensions:
bottle length: 5 in, bottle width: 3.5 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:
Dyed, commercial tanned hide in bottle shape, with long hide cross body strap. Two pieces of hide in bottle shape are stitched together on exterior with cotton twine in large cross stitches. Strap in included in the stitching on side of main body. Leather stopper at top opening with woven sinew tie to neck. Bottle has a beaded medallions added to center on recto and verso in: majority white with henna colored seed bead arrows pointing top to bottom and yellow side to side - meeting in middle with blue circle and yellow center dot. Four (4) blue squares between arrows.
Accession Number:
NA.102.250

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