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Object Number:70-9-161
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Leather
Bead
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Quill
Tin
Hair
Length: 51
Width: 15
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

beaded. Long rectangular shape. Beaded on both sides. One half of the rectangle is beaded completely (the lower half) with a white background and geometric designs in red, green, blue and yellow. The upper half is only beaded around the rim with white, blue, green, and red geometric designs. The center of thsi rim is just plain leather. The bottom of the glove has strips of rawhide with quillwork wound around them sewn along the bottom edge. Below these hang rawhide tassles. Also a row of metal cones used as tassles, with some type of hair in them.


Bibliography:

[Other] Wm. D. Morley, Inc. Inventory and Appraisement - Personal Property - The Estate of Samuel W. Pennypacker, 2nd, Dec'd. - Haldeman Road Schwenksville, RD 1 Penna. October 15, 1968.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 28View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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