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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
dark brown 54 cloth 876 poles 2 shellac 2 ring 11 varnished 52 hand sewn 13 metal 3340 wood 4438
Names
teepee 2
Subjects
circle 44 star 117
Date:
ca. 1935
Dimensions:
Diameter: 20.125 in, H: 20.5 in
Remarks:
Toy teepee; cloth painted with `Indian' designs then coated with varnish or shellac; 6 wood dowel teepee poles with upper end stained dark brown, tied to metal ring at the bottom to keep teepee shape round; front seam and hems are hand sewn with bottom edge sewn to metal ring, front seam has a single toothpick and string `closure', painted star within a circle design on either side of smoke flaps have feathers stitched to centers-orange and dark blue on right, red and yellow-green on left. Probably sold in Valley Ranch store.
Accession Number:
1.69.2254

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