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    • 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]
    • Four pistols

    • Four pistols descriptions follow images from right to left. The first pistol was made by H. Aston & Co. from Middletown, Connecticut; U.S. Arsenal. The percussion pistol (US model 1842, military cap lock pistol) is single shot made from walnut with...
    • Handguns--1860-1880.
    • [between 1860 and 1875]
    • 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]
    • Bag

    • Shows a bag (Sioux) with blue, red and white beadwork in arrow and strip designs; lazy stitch and fringe. Additional note on the Colorado Historical Society record: "During the January 1998 NAGPRA Sioux consultation, Zona Loans Arrow (Standing Rock...
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Bags (costume accessories)--1880-1890.
    • 1888
    • Headdress

    • Native American (Sioux) headdress found at the Custer battlefield at Little Bighorn; made of red wool, buckskin, fur, twill fabric, and feathers.
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Headdress--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • Pouch

    • Shows a Native American (Crow) cloth pouch, possibly made of buckskin, with multicolor beadwork and fringe. Design patterns on the pouch include stripes and abstracted hour glass shapes.
    • Crow Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Pouches--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Women's dress

    • A women's afternoon dress ensemble with cape. The bodice is semi-tailored with Empire? style waist, sleeveless, patterned white silk faille, a high rounded neckline, a spread collar, shoulder pads, blue piping at the armhole and waistline; down the...
    • Dresses--1930-1950.
    • [between 1938 and 1945]
    • Flute

    • Shows a flute possibly made by the Jicarilla Apache Indians. The flute is decorated with light green and orange paint, buckskin strips, and cowrie shells. A tin vent regulator is attached at the bottom of the flute.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Flutes--1880-1920.
    • [between 1880 and 1920]
    • Scraper and awl

    • A Native American (Sioux) scraper tool made from elk horn and a steel blade. The scraper has a natural color, dots and lines carved into the handle portion, hollow depression and there is a thong piece of buckskin wrapped around the blade. This...
    • Arapaho Indians--Arts & crafts--1860-1880.; Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Scrapers (tools)--1880-1900.; Cases (containers)--1860-1880.
    • [between 1860 and 1900]
    • Woman's leggings and pouch

    • A pair of Native American (Arapahoe; Cheyenne) women's leggings made of buckskin. They are one-piece and painted with ochre coloring. The leggings are decorated with German silver conchas, yellow, white translucent red and blue Italian glass beads....
    • Arapaho Indians--Clothing & dress--1870-1900.; Crow Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1870-1900.; Leggings--1870-1900.; Pouches--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1899]
    • 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.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1940-1950.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1940-1950.; Watch fobs--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950]
    • Boots

    • A pair of women's boots (Native American Apache). They are possibly made with animal hide and are decorated with multicolor beadwork.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1890-1910.; Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1890-1910.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1890-1910.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1910.; Boots--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Drum

    • This Native American (Sioux) drum is made of wood with a rawhide head that is decorated with orange and purple stripes.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Drums--1870-1900.; Musical instruments--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900]
    • Moccasin

    • Pair of Native American (possibly Apache) fringed moccasins with pointed toes, hard soles, multicolor beadwork.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Moccasins--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • Pouch

    • Native American (Ute) leather pouch; fully beaded with multicolored beads.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Ute Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Pouches--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Kachina

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) kachina doll that depicts the warrior god Samlimbiya. The doll features a case mask, a top feather painted yellow, flower ears, a tube mouth painted white, ceremonical kilt and applique. The body and legs are painted...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Kachina dolls--1880-1900.; Zuni dolls--1880-1900.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • 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]
    • Helmet

    • Black felt helmet from the United States Army with a gold, American eagle insignia and a gold spike.
    • Helmets--1870-1890.; Military uniforms--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • 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.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1930-1950.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1930-1950.; Watch fobs--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950]
    • Yoke; cape; poncho

    • Shows a yellow ochre yoke, from a cape or poncho (Native American Jicarilla Apache). It is possibly made with animal hide and is decorated with white and navy beadwork. A strip of beadwork squares are in the middle, and stripes of navy and white...
    • Apache Indians--Arts & crafts--1890-1910.; Apache Indians--Clothing & dress--1890-1910.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1890-1910.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1910.; Jicarilla Indians--Arts & crafts--1890-1910.;...
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Drum stick

    • Native American (Sioux) wooden drumstick with a buckskin ball tied with rawhide.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Musical instruments--1870-1900.; Percussion instruments--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900]
    • Ceremonial bowl

    • Native American (Zuni) earthenware ceremonial bowl used as a prayer meal bowl; stepped rim with a tadpole design in brown and red paint over white slip.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Zuni pottery--1880-1920.; Bowls (vessels)--1880-1920.
    • [between 1880 and 1920]
    • Dance roach

    • Native American (Osage) antler bone spreader with cut out design painted red and green; feather.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1830-1880.; Osage Indians--Clothing & dress--1830-1880.; Headdress--1830-1880.
    • [between 1830 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,...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Kachina dolls--1880-1900.; Zuni dolls--1880-1900.; Zuni Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Dress

    • Front view of a Native American (Sioux) buckskin dress with lazy stitch, fringe, royal blue, yellow, rose color, green and light blue beadwork. Images on the bodice of the dress are of a man on horseback, man walking, a isoscoles triangle and a...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Dresses--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Dress

    • A Native American (Lakota) dress made with animal hide and decorated with multi-color beadwork. It has fringe on the ends of the cuffs and at the bottom hem. The design pattern on the dress top is blue beaded background and multi-color geometric...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1870-1890.; Teton Indians--Clothing & dress--1870-1890.; Dresses--1870-1890.
    • [between 1875 and 1890]
    • Mantle clock

    • Ornate mantel clock with two figures mounted on a marble base with claw feet; a boy plays the violin and a girl dances.
    • Clocks & watches--1890-1900.; Furnishings--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • 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.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1940-1950.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1940-1950.; Watch fobs--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950]
    • Awl case

    • Shows an awl case (Native American Jicarilla Apache) made of doeskin and decorated with multicolor beadwork in stripes and triangles. There is a flap at the top for an opening.
    • Apache Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Jicarilla Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Cases (Containers)--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • War club

    • Native American (possibly from the Southern Plains), war club has a wood handle decorated with dyed red horsehair and a tin jingler; stone head attached with rawhide.
    • Indians of North America--1880-1900.; Arms & armament--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Jar

    • Native American (Laguna) earthenware jar with triangle, hatched band, and inverted swastika design; brown, orange and red paint over cream color with red interior.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Laguna Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Laguna pottery--1880-1920.; Jars--1880-1920.
    • [between 1880 and 1920]
    • Olla

    • Shows a Native American (Zuni) olla, a large bulbous, usually wide mouthed vessel used as a water jar. Designs on the vessel include deer, hooks, hatching, cross hatching and triangles.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Zuni Indians--1880-1900.; Ollas--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Awl case and awl

    • Shows a Native American awl (Ute?) with a metal point, wood handle and the leather (commercial) case.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1880.; Awls--1870-1880.; Cases (containers)--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • 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.
    • Moffat, David H. (David Halliday), 1839-1911.
    • [between 1855 and 1905]
    • 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.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1930-1950.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1930-1950.; Watch fobs--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1950]
    • War club

    • Shows a Native American Plains Indians war club. The handle is cylindrical and is made of wood, the head is ball shaped. Buckskin fringe is attached to the bottom of the club handle. The top portion of the handle is decorated with black glass beads.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1880.; Clubs (Weapons)--1860-1880.
    • [between 1860 and 1880]
    • Bonnet

    • Native American (Oglala Sioux) bonnet made of red and yellow quillwork with a crossed flag pattern.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1860-1880.; Oglala Indians--Clothing & dress--1860-1880.; Bonnets--1860-1880.
    • [between 1860 and 1880]
    • Ornament

    • Native American (Sioux) ornament with green and red porcupine quills, dyed yellow chicken feathers and yellow and red beaded balls.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Decorations--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • 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]
    • Bundle case

    • Shows a Native American (Ute) bundle case used to hold medicine. The case features a rawhide thong, fringe, lid and feathers. It is painted with triangles, rectangles, and lines in green, red, black, yellow and blue.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Medicine bundles--1880-1890.; Ute Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1890.; Cases (containers)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1890]
    • Quirt

    • A leather Native American (Cheyenne?) quirt (a riding whip) with metal bands on the splayed ends, a brass and steel buckle, and sinew. The quirt was found in Sand Creek.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Whips--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Powder horn

    • Shows a powder horn with a string strap used by Kit Carson.
    • Powder flasks--1820-1880.; Carson, Kit, 1809-1868.--Associated objects.
    • [between 1826 and 1874]
    • 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...
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Ornament--1870-1900.
    • [between 1875 and 1900]
    • Bag

    • A doeskin bag (Native American Mescalero Apache) used by a woman. The bag is decorated with a panel of floral designs with multicolor beads. A drawstring is at the top of the bag and fringe decorates the edges.
    • Apache Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Mescalero Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1910.; Bags (Containers)--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • 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...
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1920.; Bags (Containers)--1880-1920.
    • [between 1880 and 1920]
    • Drum

    • Native American (Sioux) wooden drum with a lightning, cloud and circle pattern in orange paint.
    • Dakota Indians--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1900.; Drums--1870-1900.; Musical instruments--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900]
    • Drum

    • Native American (possibly Arapaho) round, rawhide drum with wood frame and red paint; found at Bear Creek.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1890.; Drums--1860-1890.; Musical instruments--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1890]
    • Men's moccasins

    • Shows a pair of Native American (Cheyenne) men's moccasins. They feature decorative white, green, blue, red and yellow beadwork designs.
    • Cheyenne Indians--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Moccasins--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • 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]
    • Quirt

    • Shows Native American (Souix or Cheyenne) quirt made from commercial leather. It has a braided handle with a leather thong attached with a metal circlet.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1870-1880.; Whips--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1879]

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