Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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mat
  • Sioux peoples
  • mat, 1861–1889
  • Where object was made: Fort Yates, Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • plant fiber, string, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 199 x 72 cm
    Object Length/Width: 78 3/8 x 28 3/8 in
  • Gift of H. Greissinger
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2082
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The long rectangular mat is made by weaving string at regular intervals through a single layer of grass stems.