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Plains artist

Necklace, before 1944

  • Leather, catlinite, brass, cotton
  • Great Plains, United States
  • L: 15 in, H: 2 3/4 in, W: 2 5/8 in (L: 38.1 cm, H: 7.0 cm, W: 6.7 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1944
  • E24346
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Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) artist

Rattle, made 19th century, collected February 1944

  • Wood, leather, metal, deer hoof
  • Great Plains, United States
  • L: 17 1/8 in, W: 3 1/2 in (L: 43.5 cm, W: 8.9 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1944
  • E24349
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Tuscarora (Iroquois) artist

Case, before 1923

  • Birchbark, plant fiber, quill, hair
  • New York, Northeastern United States
  • L: 4 5/8 in, W: 1 1/8 in, D: 3/4 in (L: 11.7 cm, W: 2.9 cm, D: 1.9 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. William Sumner Appleton, 1923
  • E24362
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Mi'kmaq (Micmac) artist

Pair of moccasins, mid-19th century

  • Leather, wool, glass
  • Northeastern Maine, United States and Canadian Maritimes
  • L: 8 1/2 in, W: 1 7/8 in, D: 5 1/4 in (L: 21.6 cm, W: 4.8 cm, D: 13.3 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. William Sumner Appleton, 1923
  • E24364
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Haudensaunee (Iroquois) and Possibly Tuscarora artist

Pouch, before 1923

  • Wool, glass, silk
  • New York, Northeastern United States, Canada
  • H: 7 3/8 in, W: 7 1/2 in (H: 18.7 cm, W: 19.0 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. William Sumner Appleton, 1923
  • E24365
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Apache artist

Basket, before 1944

  • Plant fiber, leather, tin, pigment
  • Southwestern United States
  • H: 7 1/2 in, dia.: 7 1/8 in (H: 19.0 cm, dia.: 18.1 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. William M. Jelly, 1944
  • E24372
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Betsy Johnson (African American)

Basket, before 1944

  • Grass, pine needle, palmetto
  • Charleston, South Carolina, Southeastern United States
  • H: 2 5/8 in, dia.: 8 5/8 in (H: 6.7 cm, dia.: 21.9 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Edward D. Lovejoy, 1944
  • E24378
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Plains artist

Belt, before 1944

  • Glass, cotton
  • Great Plains, United States
  • L: 32 1/2 in, W: 2 in (L: 82.5 cm, W: 5.1 cm)
  • E24447
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Northern Plains artist

Shirt strip, early 20th century

  • Rawhide, porcupine quill, dye
  • Great Plains, North America
  • H: 22 1/2 in, W: 42 1/8 in (H: 57.1 cm, W: 107.0 cm)
  • E24448
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Apache artist

Basket, before 1944

  • Plant fiber, pitch, horsehair, maize
  • Southwestern United States
  • H: 14 1/2 in, dia.: 10 1/2 in (H: 36.8 cm, dia.: 26.7 cm)
  • E24494
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