• Culture/People:

    Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke); collected from the Plains Cree (Prairie Cree)

  • Object name:


  • Date created:

    circa 1850

  • Place:

    Montana; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Buffalo hide/skin, wool cloth, animal hoof/hooves, porcupine quills, glass pony beads, glass bead/beads, dye/dyes, sinew

  • Techniques:

    Quilled (lane stitched), quill plaiting/woven quillwork, quill-wrapped (flat), lazy/lane stitch beadwork, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected in September 1861 at Fort Benton, Montana, by William H. Schieffelin (ca. 1836-1895); given to his travelling companion, magazine illustrator William de la Montagne Cary (W. M. Cary, 1840-1922) soon afterward; acquired by MAI from Mr. Cary in 1907.

  • Dimensions:

    223 x 190 cm

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