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Buffalo Robe

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Object Number:
45-15-702
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Mandan
Provenience:
North Dakota
Culture Area:
Great Plains
Section:
American
Materials:
Buffalo Hide
Porcupine Quill
Description:
Man's Robe. Buffalo hide with hair on, decorated with porcupine quills (sun pattern). Made by Sak-wi-ah-ki (Earth Woman) widow of Major James Kipp and mother of Joseph Kipp.
Length:
330cm
Width:
213cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens

Bibliography:

[Book] Ewer, John C. 1984. Views of a Vanishing Frontier. : Page/Fig./Plate: 100
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