University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 45-15-875
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Piegan
Blackfeet
Provenience: Montana
Culture Area: Great Plains
Section:American
Materials:Buffalo Hide
Bead
Quill
Length: 41cm
Width: 15cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Buffalo hide. Beaded square on face made up of oblong blocks pink and pale blue for the ground, blue, green and yellow for the arms and red for the center of a large cross outlined in white. Edges of bag with rolled beading. The four points of the top edged with large blue beads. Cut fringe partly quilled and beaded.


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