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Woven Bag

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Rectangular Metal Pendant

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Apache Arrows

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Accession file for exchange accession # 14014, year 1884, indicates 8 arrows from this number went to Charles Heape of England.

Grooved Stone Implement- Broken

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Shell Fish Hooks

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Edged Chip

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Horse Dance Stick

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ACCESSION RECORD: (FROM) "SIOUX CAPTIVES." FROM CARD: "ON EXHIBIT HALL 9 - 8/1978." FROM CONDITION REPORT AFTER REMOVAL FROM EXHIBIT HALL 9 (C. VALENTOUR 3/98): "CARVED WOODEN HORSE W/ HEAD, NECK, & BACK DELINEATED. WOOD PAINTED BLUE, GREEN, RED & BLACK. MANE & TAIL MADE OF HORSEHAIR. BRIDLE OF TANNED LEATHER. STRIP OF CLOTH TIED AROUND NECK W/ LITTLE BUNDLE. BRIDLE & MANE ATTACHED TO WOOD W/ STEEL PINS. TAIL TIED ONTO PIECE OF METAL INSERTED INTO THE WOOD."

This appears to be an object of the type sometimes called a "horse dance stick", wand, or staff, rather than a toy. Compare to National Museum of the American Indian # 14/1566.

Earthenware Vessel 1

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Seed Pod Rattle

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Earthenware Vessel

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Metal Tool

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Quartz Shop Refuse.

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Shanked Button

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Ivory Earring Or Pendant

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Magical Knot

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Club (Onkhunye)

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Earthenware Ball Rattle

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From Olmec website (http://anthropology.si.edu/olmec), 2004: "Ceramic ball rattle. With 4 incised lines and punctures."

Deer Snare

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Orange Sash, "buus"

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Sash is made of orange polyester satin with brocade key pattern. Ends cut (unhemmed). Used by men to wrap around their waist (wrap around like the sunrise- clockwise) (ibid). Sashes are tightly worn around the abdomen to keep inner organs in place when riding across the steppe. Implements, such as knives, snuff bottles, etc, are suspended from the sash. The outside is where the pattern is shinier.

Woman's Clothing Set: Dress

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[Describing all parts in Woman's costume E152837-0 through -3] Dress: Hide skirt attached to poncho-style top with long tabs at lower corners and fringe at sides, top painted yellow with red paint and beadwork at neck, skirt painted red around hem with lines of overlay beadwork in abstract floral pattern. 37" (94 cm). (from Merrill, William L. et al. 1997. A Guide to the Kiowa Collections at the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 40. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.)

Bone Tube

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Stone Ax With Handle 1

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Ivory Object

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Brocaded Silk Yard Goods

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