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    • Child's moccasin

    • A pair of children's moccasins (Native American Sioux) used in a burial. They are possibly lined with cloth and decorated with red, blue, yellow, black and green beadwork on the outside. The moccasins were found or purchased in Pine Ridge, South...
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Dakota Indians--Clothing dress--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing dress--1870-1890.; Moccasins--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Arm bands

    • Shows a pair of arm bands made by Native American Sioux, Wooden Ring, of Rosebud, South Dakota. The arm bands feature faceted blue, green, red, brass and white beadwork, fringe, a bell and red ribbon.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1870-1890.; Armbands--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Pouch

    • Shows a Native American (Sioux) buckskin pouch. The pouch feature decorative blue, dark blue, yellow and white beadwork in designs of lines, squares and triangles; the beadwork is attached with lazy stitch. The buckskin is yellow and ochre colored.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Pouches--1870-1890.
    • [between 1875 and 1888]
    • Toy bow

    • Native American (Apache) curved wooden bow with sinew and green, red, and gold pigment.
    • Apache Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Bows (Archery)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • 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.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Ornament--1870-1890.; Rosettes--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Bag

    • Shows a Native American (Sioux) yellow-orange buckskin pouch. The bag features black, green, gold color, yellow, blue and red decorative beadwork, lazy stitch and fringe.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Bags (costume accessories)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1888]
    • War bonnet

    • A Native American (Cheyenne) war bonnet found in Tongue river reservation, Montana and used by Chief Wooden Leg. The hat portion is made of felt, with red and yellow dyed porcupine quill, an eagle feather wrapped in flannel and chicken feathers...
    • Cheyenne Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Headdress--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Sioux war club with a red catlinite stone, pointed and oblong at the head. The wood handle is decorated with doeskin, a tassel made of horsehair dyed orange. Red and white beadwork is on the horsehair tassel.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Clubs (Weapons)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Belt

    • A buckskin belt (Native American Sioux) that is decorated with blue, green, red, yellow and white beadwork in triangle designs and fringe.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Belts (Clothing)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Miniature bag

    • A miniature bag obtained from Native American Sioux Lucy Knife of Pine Ridge, South Dakota. It was used to receive the first teeth of a child which were preserved for good luck. The pouch is made of red, green, yellow, and purple quillwork. It has...
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Bags (Containers)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1875 and 1890]
    • Awl case

    • Native American (Sioux) buckskin awl case with fringe and yellow and white beads.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Awls--1870-1890.; Containers--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Fetish

    • Show a Native American (Zuni) black stone fetish of a half formed body.
    • Fetishes (Ceremonial objects)--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni sculpture--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Saddle cover

    • This Native American (Santee Sioux) buckskin saddle cover was found in Ft. Yates, North Dakota. The blue, green, red, yellow, white, and translucent beads are in a leaf and bird pattern. The cover has a canvas cinch and a metal ring.
    • Indian leatherwork--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Santee Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Fetish

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) buffed stone fetish of a bear. Turquoise is used for the eyes and two pieces are on the back along the spine.
    • Fetishes (Ceremonial objects)--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni sculpture--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Fetish

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) tan stone fetish of a bear. Turquoise stones are used for the eyes and along the spine.
    • Fetishes (Ceremonial objects)--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni sculpture--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Claw

    • Native American (tribe unknown) bear claw with bands of black and white beads.
    • Claws--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Bears--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Awl case

    • Shows a Native American Sioux awl case made or found in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. It feature white, blue, green and red beadwork; a tassel made from quillwork dyed red, a tin jingler and a chicken feather dyed red.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & craft--1870-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Cases (Containers)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Chippewa wigwams, constructed of Birch bark

    • Hand colored view of a Native American (Chippewa) Birch canoe and a wigwam constructed of Birch bark. The canoe is face down in the foreground, and the wigwam's entryway is covered with a blanket. The sail portion of a sailboat is visible on the...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Ojibwa Indians--Structures--1870-1890.; Canoes--1870-1890.; Wigwams--1870-1890.
    • [between 1872 and 1890?]
    • 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?).
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Ute Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Rattles--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Pouch

    • Shows a Native American (Ute) peyote button pouch. It is made of buckskin with a leather top flap. The pouch is decorated with red, blue, green and white beadwork.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Ute Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Pouches--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Bowl

    • Native American (Zuni) bowl with sculpted frogs, black on cream color; found in the Aztec-Farmington region, New Mexico.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Zuni pottery--1880-1920.; Bowls (vessels)--1880-1920.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Olla

    • A Native American Zuni prayer meal olla (bowl) with images of dragonflies, frogs and tadpoles painted with brown and red slip on a white background.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Pueblo Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Ollas--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Canteen

    • Native American (Zuni) pottry canteen with loop handles; circle, flower, and leaf patterns in red and brown on white paint.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Zuni pottery--1870-1890.; Canteens (vessels)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Blanket

    • A Native American (Navajo) wool woven blanket. Colors on the piece are blue, indigo?, natural white and aniline red. The wool is handspun, one ply and Z spun.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Navajo Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Navajo textile fabrics--1870-1890.; Blankets--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1885]
    • Awl case

    • Native American (Ute) buckskin awl case with light blue and maroon beads.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Ute Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Awls--1870-1890.; Containers--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Bags

    • Shows two bags. One is a Native American Southern Plains (possibly Mescalero Apache) buckskin bag and is decorated with green, white and pink beadwork in diamond and square designs. The second bag is Native American (Cheyenne) made of commercial...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Bags (costume accessories)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Bow case

    • Shows a Native American (Apache?) buckskin bow case. The case is stitched with string, has a leather top colored pink and fringed bottom. A drawing in red, on the side is of men on horseback and steer.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Cases (containers)--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Necklace

    • Shows a Native American (Sioux?) necklace. Glass and ceramic black, blue and white beads and brass pieces are strung on leather strips. In the center of the piece is a round white shell. Leather strip ties are both ends of the necklace.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Necklaces--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Arm band

    • Front view of a two piece leather arm band made by Central Plains Native Americans. The arm band in rectangular with light blue, navy blue, yellow, red and green beads. It has six leather strips attached to the ends.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Armbands--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Arrow

    • A collection of four arrows made by Central Plains Native Americans. The arrows are shafts with red feathers on the tail ends.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Arrows--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Pouch

    • Shows a Native American (Sioux?) buckskin pouch with decorative green, blue, yellow, buff and white beadwork in triangle, cross and stripe patterns.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Pouches--1870-1890.
    • [between 1875 and 1885]
    • Arrow and shaft

    • Three arrows made by Native Americans from the Plains; wood shaft with red paint; iron point; sinew; feathers.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Arrows--1870-1890.
    • [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,...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1890.; Dolls--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]

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