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Object Number:52-14-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Date Made: 1870
Early Date: 1870
Late Date: 1870
Section:American
Materials:Skin
Bead
Tin
Hair
Length: 23.6 cm
Width: 8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis S. Clarke, 1952

Description

Fully beaded on one side. Two divisions of designtop treated as a square with successive strips of light blue, dark blue, white and red (in center); two small green pyramids within red. Bottom has red background with 3 pyramids, pointing downward, down center; 1st is light blue with rectangle of dark blue edging and white center; 2nd is yellow with dark blue triangle in it; 3rd is the same as 1st. Strip of light blue at bottom of red with dark blue pyramid with white center. Tin jangles with horsehair attached between 2 design divisions, and at bottom. Leather thongs at bottom also. Bottom is square. Mid 1870's.


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