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MEDIUM Hide, pigment
  • Possible Place Purchased: Pahuska, Oklahoma, United States
  • DATES 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 25 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. (64.8 x 29.8 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 11.694.9042
    CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Possibly Eastern Dakota (Native American). Parfleche, 20th century. Hide, pigment, 25 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. (64.8 x 29.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 11.694.9042. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 11.694.9042_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2007
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This is a folded hide parfleche, tied in the center. It is painted with geometric designs in red, green, and yellow.
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