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Parfleche

Wyoming State Museum

Wyoming State Museum

Sioux. Rawhide, small conical container, 3 sect: body, top & base; sinew sewn. Painted design: body divided into 2 areas w/ identical motif - 3 blue triangles w/ diamonds in the center, flanked by a red & a yellow triangle outlined w/blue. Top & base also have yellow/red/blue triangle motif. Top secured w/ 2 leather thongs; a looped leather hanger is on the opposite side. there are remnants of yarn at seams & top; missing decorations?

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