University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 45-15-503
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Comanche (uncertain)
Osage (uncertain)
Provenience: Plains (Culture Area)
Culture Area: Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Beaver Skin
Parfleche
Buckskin
Calico
Flannel
Fiber
Glass
Metal
Technique:Basketry
Length: 49cm
Width: 12cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Broad band of beaver skin over parfleche; lined with calico; edged with red flannel, ribbons; two beaded discs in center of red flannel ring; four Mexican buttons; tied at back with thongs; tail of beaver and red flannel, with three buckskin discs with white beaded centers and three Mexican buttons.


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