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Cup

Object Number:22354
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yankton
Sioux
Provenience: United States of America
Montana
Fort Peck Reservation
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buffalo Horn
Hide
Quill
Glass
Tin
Hair
Credit Line:Gift of Mary Yorke and Ellen McIlvaine Macauley, 1902

Description

Buffalo horn cup, ornamented with strips of hide covered with quillwork. The quillwork is red and yellow, and each strip has a tassel of yellow hair encased in metal at the tip. Six of the tassels are missing and several more are damaged. There is also a ring of blue beading around the aperture of the cup.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 23View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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