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Plains Indian Museum

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Northern Plains 99
Descriptions
turkey feathers feather fluffs 49 canvas 234 tanned hide 162 cotton cloth 39 brass bells 43 wool cloth 199 feathers 641 dyed horse hair 63 rabbit fur 12 rawhide 1018 immature golden eagle feathers 4
Names
trailer 39
Date:
ca. 1970s
Dimensions:
width: 7.5 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:
38 turkey and immature golden eagle feathers in a trail, rawhide loop folded over bottom of quill, wrapped with red wool cloth and tied in 2 places with cotton twine, and has white feather fluff inserted. Machine sewn. Tanned hide laces pass through bottom of rawhide loop and through bottom portion of feather. Sewn onto strip of red cotton cloth, backed and edged with plain cotton muslin, and has canvas as inner cloth for substance. Each feather is tipped with rabbit fur, purple feather fluff and yellow dyed horse hair. Some of the eagle feathers are older, repurposed for the trailer.
Accession Number:
NA.203.1648

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