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Plains Indian Museum

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Plains 566
Descriptions
ribbon 206 dyed horse hair 63 sequins 38 glass beads 689 sinew 620 golden eagle feather 5 cotton cloth 39 wool cloth 199 feather fluffs 49 kestrel feathers glue 18 cotton thread, pigment dyed feather fluffs 31 tanned hide 162 metal 3340
Names
roach 22
Date:
1950-1970
Dimensions:
H: 10 in, width: 3.5 in, L: 10 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:
Long, narrow shaped piece of tanned hide, with rounded corners. Edges and bottom are covered in black cotton fabric – adhered with glue. Black wool cloth at front-bottom through slits in cotton fabric, serve as tie straps. Short piece of pinked wool attached to other end. Opposite end has red and blue ribbon looped though black cloth on for chin tie strap. Assorted (16) feathers adhered to top around the perimeter, standing upright, with edges pinked. Around base of each are feather fluffs in white, purple and pink. In the center, behind upright feathers are short bundles of red dyed horse hair. Majority of the upright feathers have white fluffs attached to the ends; near the top of same feathers are translucent sequins and singe beads tied on with cotton thread. Eagle feather is attached to center recto, through a metal tube. On larger end are three (3) bunches of feathers attached with hide string, wrapped with sinew.
Accession Number:
NA.203.1654

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