University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:45-15-887
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Oglala
Provenience: South Dakota
Pine Ridge Reservation
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Bead
Quill
Hide
Tin
Width: 13.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Smoked buckskin; lower half solidly beaded. Face, with two green broad forked figures connected by red path; the red cross path continues to reverse where two large tipis are joined at their tops. Ground white. Pendant of quilled rawhide strips, design 2 fields quartered purple and natural on red ground. Buckskin fringe. Metal and quilled thong tassel.


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