University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:58-19-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux (uncertain)
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Quill
Bead
Tin
Feather
Length: 36 cm
Width: 19.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1958

Description

Buckskin. Small. Decorated on one surface only. Hourglass design in porcupine quills (green, yellow, blue, red, and purple). Narrow border of "seed" beads in white, blue, and red. Short quill-wrapped rawhide fringe ending in "tinklers" with red-dyed feathers. Buckskin draw cord at top.


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