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Spinning top  (Games, Toys, Gambling)  "circa 1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1890

Materials:

Buffalo horn

Techniques:

Carved

Dimensions:

6 x 3 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Plains, Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux), Hunkpapa Lakota [Standing Rock], Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), Native Americans, North America, Plains

City:

Standing Rock Reservation

County:

Sioux County

State:

North Dakota

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of De Cost Smith (1864-1939, Western painter) and possibly collected by him between 1884 and 1900; bequeathed to MAI by Smith in 1939.

Source ID:

NMAI_215138

Catalog Number:

20/1443

Album Name:

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