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Object Number:63-8-11
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cheyenne (culture)
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Date Made: -1955
Early Date: -1955
Late Date: -1955
Section:American
Materials:Leather
Pigment
Sinew
Bead
Tin
Length: 22.8 cm
Width: 7.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert Pemberton, 1963
Other Number:L-260-11 - Other Number

Description

Leather; twisted leather thong. Made in two pieces, one side painted-green strip down one side, green yellow and red stripes in middle and at point; outlined with black. Sinew thread other side bended; two design areas separated by row of small tin junglers. Lazy stitch. Upper part has blue background with large black, yellow and red square with small squares at corners. Bottom part also blue with black band toward center outlining shape; narrow diagonal red stripes in center, yellow stripes around edge. Single thong from tip, wrapped with blue, black, yellow and red beads;


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