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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Cheyenne 264 Plains 566
Descriptions
tanned bison hide 29 bison tail 3 sinew 620
Names
tipi 14
Date:
20th century
Dimensions:
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
Remarks:
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.
Accession Number:
NA.302.271

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