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beaded leather tab
  • Plains peoples
  • beaded leather tab, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: Great Plains, United States
  • leather, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 16 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 6 1/4 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0493

This is a triangular red leather tab with a bifurcated bottom. The small amount of unbeaded leather at the top has a vertical slit, indicating this was threaded onto something. It has a medium blue field and two horizontal stripes of orange, flanked with yellow. It has a yellow picot edge.