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  • Culture/People:

    Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)

  • Object name:

    Tipi model

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Standing Rock Reservation; Sioux County, Corson County; North Dakota, South Dakota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, porcupine quills, glass bead/beads, velvet, wood, cotton thread, linen thread, sinew

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, quill-wrapped (flat), carved, tied

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Probably collected by George H. Bingenheimer (1861-1920, businessman and Indian Agent for the Standing Rock Reservation from 1898 to 1903); purchased from his widow, Margaret Bingenheimer, in 1920 by MAI staff member Melvin R. Gilmore (1868-1940) on behalf of the Museum.

  • Dimensions:

    41 x 29 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Song for the Horse Nation" exhibit on the 3rd floor

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