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Plains Indian Museum

Sioux 990 Northern Plains 1866
metal cones 39 porcupine quills 146 dye 189 feather fluffs 49 Horse Hair 108 glass beads 689 tanned hide 570
storage bags 7
ca. 1885
H: 15.25 in, width: 20.5 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
Tanned hide, envelope shaped, 12 rows of one quill - two thread diagonal stitched in red and off white dyed quills. Embroidered on sides and top flap with glass seed beads in green, white, red, light blue, dark blue, yellow in bar and box geometric designs. Top flap has beads in two rows of interchanging blue, white and green stripes with metal cones inserted with horse hair on leather strips attached by beads. 3 leather ties on flap to body of bag. Minimal remnants (3 specks) of red dyed feather fluffs between the rows of quillwork. Short leather strips on bottom corners. Plain hide on verso.
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