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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
pigments 40 rope 25 tanned hide 570 sinew 620 rawhide 1018 cotton thread 354 metal 3340 pigment 539 canvas 234 stone 206
Names
pouch 106 stone 3 scraper 27 tips
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
L: 18 in, width: 9 in, L: 3.75 in, width: 2 in, width: 1.75 in, L: 13 in, Diameter: 3.25 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:
NA.106.961.1-.5 - Painted parfleche bag (.1) with canvas top, bone scraper (.4) , two metal scraper tips (.2) and (.3) with hide wraps, sharpening stone (.4). Bag painted with geometric design, central box with diamond, outer blue border with red ladder design. Top of bag canvas with rope drawstring. Two (2) metal scraper blades with tanned hide wraps, one with tie. Bone scraper, handle with tip carved at 90 degrees, with two series of holes for counting hides worked. Smooth stone with flattened areas, reddish color, possibly for sharpening blades.
Accession Number:
NA.106.961

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