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Plains Indian Museum

Cheyenne 264 Tsistsistas 32 Plains 566
dyed horse hair 63 cotton thread 354 tanned hide 570 glass beads 689 feather fluffs 49 porcupine quills 146 metal cones 39
storage bag 111
ca. 1880
H: 14.25 in, width: 22.25 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
Tanned hide in envelope shape with flap. 11 rows of red, orange, purple dyed quillwork horizontal rows (3 strand, 4 single, 3 strand, 4 single, 3 strand), 6 vertical rows of red feather fluffs intersect quilling on center front, where colors change in rows. One quill-two thread, diagonal sewn. Top flap and two sides edges beaded in glass seed beads in white, dark blue, light blue, red, yellow in bars and boxes design, w/ metal cones inserted with dyed horse hair on sides and top flap bead areas. Two leather ties for top flap, and 2 at bottom corners. Plain verso.
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