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    Sacred Medicine Bundle

    • Culture: Osage, Native American
    • Medium: Bird skin, buffalo hide, deerskin, rush, cat tail
    • Place Made: Oklahoma, United States
    • Dates: late 19th - early 20th century
    • Collections:Arts of the Americas
    • Museum Location: This item is not on view
    • Accession Number: 06.60a-l
    • Credit Line: Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund
    • Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
    • Caption: Osage (Native American). Sacred Medicine Bundle, late 19th - early 20th century. Bird skin, buffalo hide, deerskin, rush, cat tail Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 06.60a-l. Creative Commons-BY
    • Image: overall, 06.60a_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
    • Catalogue Description: Other pieces are located as follows, SKZ 12/29/10: 06.60c- Hide bag- 5H17-4C Box 1268 06.60d -Hide bag- 5H17-4C Box 1268 06.60e- Hide bag- 5H17-4C Box 1268 06.60f- Hide animal piece , woven hair and claw attached- 5H17-4C Box 1246 06.60g- Feather bundle- 5H17-4C- Box 1270 06.60h- Large hide bag that also goes by number 11.694.9077 5H17-4C Box 1268 06.60i-Three thin leather pieces tied with a string 5H17-4C-Box 1270 06.60j- Entire sacred bird, painted with blue on one side and red on the other , 5H17-4B (box has no number on it) 06.60k-Animal hide with fur- 5H17-4C Box 1246 06.60l-Whole animal skin with porcupine quill wrapped feet - 5H17-4C-Box 1270 Object appears on release dated 1-20-1972 to James Economos with other objects in exchange for 72.51.1-.2. Approved for deacc. 1-18-1972. See museum locations as most have been located..
    • Record Completeness: Good (74%)
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