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Gun Case

Object Number:42-15-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nez Perce
Provenience: United States of America
Idaho (uncertain)
Culture Area: Plateau Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Bead
Wool
Length: 122 cm
Width: 44 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Susan B. Pennebaker, 1942

Description

Buckskin, with deep cut fringes at top and along the lower side, seam and bottom. Decorated with a narrow beaded band along the fringe at the side and by a broad beaded cuff at the bottom. Design: upper and lower border and median stripe, blue and white diagonal bars; main field (divided by central stripe) green quadrangle bordered red above and below, surrounded by yellow lozenge bordered blue and flanked by pink K-figures.

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