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Plains Indian Museum

Tsistsistas 32 Cheyenne 264 Plains 566
dew claws 97 glass beads 689 commercial canvas 7 dyed porcupine quills 86 tanned hide 570 dyed wool 3 cotton thread 354
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Base Width: 38 in, L: 53.5 in
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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
Darker colored commercial canvas cut into oversized triangle, machine finished on all edges. One (1) tanned hide tie on RF center, with a round tab on it. In center panel are 12 rows of horizontal beaded lines, graduated in length from top (12 ½") to fifth (24") from top, remaining are same length. Majority bright yellow, with black small edges with red wool tuft inserts on each end; each row has three (3) sections of red beads, with black and white small stripes, and wool tufts on each end of color segment. Running between lines are three (3) sets of tanned hide wrapped in orange dyed porcupine quills and finished with dew claw caps and round dew claw cut outs also wrapped in dyed quills - all are strung through canvas with hide strips. Along bottom edge are 12 sets of the same decorative hide strands.
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