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Backrest  (Furnishings (Home))  "circa 1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1890

Materials:

Wood, wool cloth, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, hide thong/babiche, sinew

Techniques:

Perforated, stitched, tied, sewn, overlay beadwork

Dimensions:

146.6 x 95.8 x 2 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet), North America, Northern Plains, Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan), Plains

City:

Piikani Reserve (Peigan Reserve)

State:

Alberta

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collected in 1926 by Donald A. Cadzow (1894-1960, MAI staff member) during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.

Source ID:

NMAI_159904

Catalog Number:

14/9531

Album Name:

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