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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
varnished 52 rings 21 wood 4438 black 554 poles 2 cloth 876 shellac 2 metal 3340 hand sewn 13
Names
teepee 2
Subjects
circles 32
Date:
ca. 1935
Dimensions:
base diameter: 20 in, H: 19.75 in
Credit Line:
Gift of I. H. Larom(?)
Inscription:
Right side near door is signed: L. Moon
Remarks:
Toy teepee; cloth painted with `Indian' designs then coated with varnish or shellac; 6 wood dowel teepee poles with upper end stained black tied to 3 metal rings on the inside to keep teepee shape round, poles are also tied together with string in two places; front seam and hems are hand sewn, front seam has toothpicks and string `closures'; painted circles on either side of smoke flaps have feathers stitched to the centers-orange and blue on right, green and red on left.
Accession Number:
1.69.2255

Not currently on display


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