From: Plains (Culture Area)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 21390
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sioux (uncertain)
Provenience Plains (Culture Area)
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Skin | Feather | Hair

Tanned buffalo hide with a cover of buckskin. Ornamented with pendant eagle feathers and deer tails and painted half yellow and half white. Painted design on the yellow half of a red sun surrounded by fourteen sets of parallel red lines and a red star with a yellow center. A yellow star outlined in red and with a red center is painted on the white half. An 8.5 inch bone whistle is attached with a thong.

Length 48 cm
Width 10 cm
Outside Diameter 44.8 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Cornelius Stevenson, 1898

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