University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 45-15-702
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Mandan
Provenience: North Dakota
Culture Area: Great Plains
Section:American
Materials:Buffalo Hide
Porcupine Quill
Length: 330cm
Width: 213cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Man's Robe. Buffalo hide with hair on, decorated with porcupine quills (sun pattern). Made by Sak-wi-ah-ki (Earth Woman) widow of Major James Kipp and mother of Joseph Kipp.


Bibliography:

[Book] Ewer, John C. 1984. Views of a Vanishing Frontier. : Page/Fig./Plate: 100View Objects cited in this Publication

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