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Object Number:97-84-1114
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux
Provenience: South Dakota
White River
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Elkskin
Quill
Feather
Fiber
Tin
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-1114 - Old Museum Number
18671 - ANSP Number
I 1799 - Gottschall Number

Description

Elk skin, solidly quilled. Face, purple, yellow, and white on red ground, (top unfinished); reverse, yellow and purple on red ground. Geometric design. Bound with purple ribbon. Green and purple ribbon and quilled tassels. Buckskin carrying strap. Tinklers with green and red feathers.


Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 1.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: I 1799View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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