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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Lakota 107 Medicine Horse Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
tanned hide 570 rawhide 1018 metal 3340 bone 151
Names
scraper 27
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
L: 14.5 in, wide at widest point: 6 in, diameter of handle: 5.75 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:
Hide scraper with bone handle and metal blade. Handle made from animal leg bone, carved to 90 degree angle at blade end. Blade flat piece of metal strapped to handle with tanned hide strips, and rawhide wrapping. Hide straps run from hole in end of handle down length. "MH" and "Medicine Horse" carved into handle.
Accession Number:
NA.106.940

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