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Sling  (Hunting/Fishing/Warfare)  "circa 1890"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1885-1900

Materials:

Commercially tanned leather, hide thong/babiche

Techniques:

Cut, perforated

Dimensions:

90 x 7 x 2 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Plains, Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), Native Americans, North America, Plains

City:

Standing Rock Reservation

County:

Sioux County, Corson County

State:

North Dakota, South Dakota

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Probably collected by George H. Bingenheimer (1861-1920, businessman and Indian Agent for the Standing Rock Reservation from 1898 to 1903); purchased from his widow, Margaret Bingenheimer, in 1920 by MAI staff member Melvin R. Gilmore (1868-1940) on behalf of the Museum.

Source ID:

NMAI_131590

Catalog Number:

12/2275

Album Name:

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