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Object Number:45-15-779
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Shoshone
Provenience: Wyoming
Culture Area: Great Basin Culture Area
Date Made: 1886
Early Date: 1886
Late Date: 1886
Section:American
Materials:Elk Skin
Buffalo Skin (uncertain)
Glass
Paper
Technique:Smoked
Beaded
Length: 14.5 cm
Width: 10.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Ration ticket, elk or buffalo skin, smoked, quadrangular with false flaps. Three horizontal bands of green beads edged with navy beads, ornamented front flap with band of green and navy trinagles and beaded edges. Closing flap solidly beaded with navy triangle on green ground, long suspension elkskin strap.

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