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Plains Indian Museum

Cheyenne 264 Plains 566
tanned bison hide 29 bison tail 3 sinew 620
tipi 14
20th century
L: 232.75 in, width: 471 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
large bison hide, dark on interior, 4 bison tails attached to exterior. Exterior is lighter in color. Appears to be older tipi with numerous modern repairs in the form of large and small patches. Approximately 5 full hides. No designs or patterns on exterior. Two top straps attached; several smaller thin straps attached to exterior on perimeter. 28 lacing pins, contemporary. Holes for pins, are every 6.5 to 7 inches. Image from Dyck collection images enclosed.
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