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Ration Ticket

Object Number:45-15-783
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kiowa
Provenience: United States of America
Oklahoma
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Saddle Leather
Glass
Tin
Brass
Technique:Beaded
Length: 10.5 cm
Width: 8.1 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Ration ticket, saddle leather, flat, broad base, concave edges, narrow top with semicircular flap. Face solidly beaded, pair of parallelograms between paired tipis opposed, on dark ground, reverse with circled figure on dark red ground. Tinklers on flap and bottom, four twisted thong pendants, belt thong with large brass beads.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

In Citizens Garb: Southern Plains Native American 1889-1891 - SUPPLEMENTAL (26 Mar 2010 - Jun 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

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