From: Great Plains (Plain)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 40-33-42
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Omaha (uncertain)
Provenience Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Buffalo Hide | Bead | Quill | Wool

Buffalo hide. Face decorated with fiber bands in quill technique. Beaded band around edge. Oblong. Pillow were used by the Omaha for striking the rattle upon, in certain ceremonies, and larger ones for beds and seats.

Length 34.5 cm
Width 22.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of William Hinckle Smith, 1940

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