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  • All fields: History Colorado, Department of Material Culture
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    • Ornament

    • Shows a Native American Sioux circlet ornament made or found in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. It features blue and green beadwork, buckskin, a tin jingler and chicken feathers dyed red. The ornament would be used in the hair or fastened to horse...
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    • [between 1875 and 1900]
    • Bonnet

    • Native American (Oglala Sioux) bonnet made of red and yellow quillwork with a crossed flag pattern.
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    • [between 1860 and 1880]
    • Leggings

    • A pair of buckskin leggings that belonged to Chipeta. They are decorated with geometric designs in multicolored beadwork.
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    • [between 1875 and 1915]
    • Saddle bag

    • A saddle bag (Native American Ute Indian) used by Chipeta who died in 1924. The saddle bag is made of buckskin cut into a rectangular shape. It has a canvas backing that is edged with brass studs, wool trim and fringe. It is decorated with zigzag,...
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    • [between 1875 and 1915]
    • Pouch

    • A tanned leather pouch (Native American Ute) used by Chipeta. The pouch has multicolor lazy stitch beadwork in triangle, diamond and band designs, a flap, strap, thong, sinew and fringe at the bottom.
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    • [between 1875 and 1900]
    • Pouch

    • Shows a Native American (Ute) buckskin pouch. It features multi-color beadwork in floral patterns, a brass nail at the base, fringe and a strap.
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    • [between 1865 and 1875]
    • Choker

    • A choker (Native American Sioux) made of dentalium shell and rawhide. Worn by Cedar Elk when young.
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    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • Moccasins

    • A pair of women's buckskin moccasins (Native American Ute) with rawhide soles, ankle flaps and thongs. The moccasins are decorated with a floral image in multi-color beads. The beads are sewn on with lazy stitch.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Bracelet

    • Shows four metal bracelets of the Native American Southern Plains Indians.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Blanket

    • A Native American (Rio Grande) handspun and woven blanket found in Ortiz, New Mexico. It is a two piece blanket with a two ply warp and a double warp; the weft is one ply. The colors are natural color and indigo and commercial dyes of light red,...
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    • [between 1875 and 1880]
    • Kachina

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) kachina doll of Zuni warrior Salimbiya. The doll has a case mask, yellow feather, flower ears, tube mouth, feather ruff; black, red and green cotton ceremonial kilt, purple legs and body, articulated arms, yucca whip,...
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Engraving of David H. Moffat

    • An engraving of Colorado businessman David H. Moffat director of First National Bank of Aspen, Colorado. Below the bust engraving is his signature.
    • H. B. Hall & Sons.
    • [between 1855 and 1905]
    • Vase

    • Ceramic vase with long, tappered neck, swirl pattern, and red and blue glaze from the Van Briggle Pottery Company in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
    • Van Briggle Pottery Company.
    • [between 1900 and 1950?]
    • Basket

    • Shows a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) coiled willow basket dyed with brown natural dye and red, green, blue and black commercial dye. The basket has a rim, loop handle and leg/foot shaped as a star. The foundation of the basket is rod and welt...
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    • [between 1920 and 1929]
    • Pipe bag

    • Shows a Native American Sioux Indian pipe bag made by Bear Old Woman of Rosebud South Dakota. The bag features a tinkler; it has rhinestone, faceted blue, green, white and bronze color beadwork, rawhide fringe on the bottom edge and strip, wrapped...
    • Bear Old Woman.
    • [between 1880 and 1920]
    • Dance rattle

    • Shows a Native American (Ute) dance rattle. The outer portion is made of tortoise shell; other materials used include deer hoof and animal hide (buffalo?).
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    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Doll

    • Shows a Native American (Southern Plains (Ute?)) doll. The head is buckskin with buffalo fur for hair; the body is muslin and is covered with a blue wool dress trimmed with red cotton binding. The sleeves are long with purple stripes; the yoke,...
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    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Watch fob

    • Shows a Native American Sioux watch fob made or purchased in Lower Brule, South Dakota. The fob features loom woven red, blue, and white beadwork.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950]
    • Watch fob

    • Shows a Native American Sioux watch fob made or purchased in Rosebud, South Dakota. The fob features loom woven multicolored and white beadwork.
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    • [between 1930 and 1950]
    • Watch fob

    • Shows a Native American Sioux watch fob made or purchased in Rosebud, South Dakota. The fob features loom woven red, green, blue and white beadwork and buckskin.
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    • [between 1930 and 1950]
    • Watch fob

    • Shows a Native American Sioux watch fob made or purchased in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The fob features loom woven red, blue, green and white faceted beadwork and buckskin fringe.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950]
    • Watch fob

    • Shows a Native American Sioux watch fob made or purchased in Rosebud, South Dakota. The fob features loom woven blue, yellow and white beadwork and tab of buckskin.
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    • [between 1930 and 1950]
    • Rosette

    • Shows a Native American Sioux rosette (circlet) made or purchased in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. It features black, white and blue beadwork; and ochre and yellow buckskin.
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    • [between 1860 and 1880]
    • Ornament

    • A Native American Sioux circlet ornament made or purchased in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. It features blue and white beadwork, a thong, red and white quillwork, purple buckskin, a tin jingler and chicken feathers dyed white.
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    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Necklace

    • Shows a Native American Sioux necklace made or purchased in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. It features braided red, blue and white beadwork and a multicolor bead loop pendant.
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    • [between 1910 and 1930]
    • Necklace

    • Shows a Native American Sioux braided beadwork necklace purchased or made in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The necklace features white, yellow and blue beadwork; a multicolor loop bead pendant.
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    • [between 1910 and 1930]
    • Necklace

    • Shows a Native American Sioux glass bead necklace made or purchased in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The necklace is made of translucent pick glass beads.
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    • [between 1910 and 1930]
    • Moccasin

    • Pair of Native American (Ute) men's moccasins painted yellow ochre with rawhide soles, thong laces, blue, gold, red, green, and white beadwork.
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    • [between 1890 and 1920]
    • Necklace

    • Shows a Native American Sioux bead necklace made or purchase in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The necklace features multicolored beadwork and a blue loop. The subject matter of this piece may be salt and pepper.
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    • [between 1920 and 1950]
    • Moccasins

    • Shows a pair of Native American Central Plains moccasins. They feature multicolor and green beadwork, a flap, tin jinglers, chicken feather dyed yellow and hard soles.
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    • [between 1900 and 1930]
    • Olla

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) Olla (Water jar). It has a constricted neck and black and red on cream coloring. Designs painted on the olla include Rainbird, scroll, stepped line, terrace, hatching, framing line and triangle.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Men's Moccasin

    • Shows a pair of Native American Sioux men's moccasins. They feature red and white beadwork and hard soles.
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    • [between 1900 and 1930]
    • Moccasins

    • Shows a pair of Native American Sioux men's moccasins made or purchased in Rosebud, South Dakota. They feature green, blue, red and white decorative beadwork, hard soles, a flap, chicken feather dyed red and tin jinglers.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Child's moccasin's

    • Shows a pair of Native American Sioux (Lakota) children's moccasins made or purchased in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. They have a beaded checkboard design in red, blue, white and maroon and hard soles.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Men's moccasins

    • Shows a pair of Native American Sioux doeskin men's moccasins. They feature blue, green, red and white beadwork and hard soles.
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    • [between 1910 and 1930]
    • Child's moccasin's

    • Shows a pair of Native American Central Plains children's buckskin moccasins. The moccasins feature red, white and blue decorative beadwork and hard soles.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920]
    • Moccasins

    • Shows a pair of Native American Sioux children's moccasins. They feature light blue, red, yellow and white decorative beadwork and hard soles.
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Moccasins

    • Shows a pair of Native American Sioux doeskin moccasins worn by a child. They feature decorative multicolor beadwork and hard soles.
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    • [between 1910 and 1920]
    • Moccasins

    • Shows a pair of Native American Sioux children's moccasins that have hard soles and are decorated with blue, light blue, red and white beadwork.
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    • [between 1890 and 1920]
    • Miniature knife sheath

    • Shows a Native American Sioux miniature knife sheath from Pine Ridge, South Dakota, with lazy stitch and decorated with multicolor and translucent beadwork.
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    • [between 1910 and 1930]
    • Moccasin

    • Pair of Native American (Sioux) rawhide moccasins with red cloth and white, blue, red, and green beadwork.
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    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Tomahawk; pipe

    • Shows a Native American Sioux wood and steel blade tomahawk from Rosebud, South Dakota. The wood handle is squared, burned and has rings of brass tacks around it.
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    • [between 1860 and 1870]
    • War club

    • Shows a war club made by Native American Sioux White Whirl Wind from Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The stone head is oval and is covered with horsehair dyed purple and an eagle feather is attached at one end. The handle is decorated with blue and black...
    • White Whirl Wind.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • War club

    • Shows a war head (Native American Sioux ) made by White Whirl Wind of Badlands, South Dakota (Pine Ridge Indian Agency). The war club features a stone head, quartz, chert, a wood handle with yellow and black beadwork, horsehair dyed purple and...
    • White Whirl Wind.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club from Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The club features a beige chert head carved to points on both sides; a wood handle decorated with blue, silver color and green faceted beadwork.
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    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club from Pine Ridge, South Dakota. It has a bone head made with petrified vertebrae and a handle (possibly wood). The handle is decorated with green, blue and rust color beadwork; horsehair dyed green, eagle...
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    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club made by Stinking Bear from Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The head of the club is made of an oblong piece of red catlinite with a lead inlay. The wood handle is decorated with braided horsehair dyed purple, green,...
    • Stinking Bear.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club from Pine Ridge, South Dakota. It has a white marble hatchet and a wood handle. The handle is decorated with horsehair dyed orange and green. A tassel made of orange horsehair is attached at the end.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club made by White Whirl Wind from Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The head is made of a round stone. The wood handle is decorated with braided horsehair dyed black and white.
    • White Whirl Wind.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club made by White Whirl Wind of Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The head of the club is made of carved oblong stone which is painted with blue and red poster paint. The handle is wood and is decorated with red, blue,...
    • White Whirl Wind.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]

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