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1850s buffalo hide lodge or tipi

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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plateau 318 Nez Perce 138
Descriptions
hide 1074 buffalo 115 pigment 539
Names
tipi 14
Subjects
hands 11 balls 3
Date:
ca. 1850
Dimensions:
H: 195.75 in, L: 258 x 222 x 258 x 222 x 102 x 244 x 244 x 108 in, width: 1.5 x 1.5 x 1 x 1.75 x .375 x .375 x 1 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Douglas L. Manship, Sr.
Remarks:
Buffalo hide tipi with 4 red, right hand prints around the doorway. Solid red circles in a wavy pattern around exterior. Buffalo tails on tipi with empty red circles around them. Red semi-cirle around each door opening. Approximately 10-12 buffalo hides. Eight leather strips of various strips (B-I).
Accession Number:
NA.302.126

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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