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parfleche
  • Sioux peoples
  • parfleche, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: United States
  • rawhide, paint, buckskin
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 60 x 31 x 8 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 23 5/8 x 12 3/16 x 3 1/8 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6269
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Description

The rectangular envelope is made of rawhide. Each of the two top flaps are decorated with two large triangles in red, green, and yellow with blue detail. There is a bowtie shape in red and yellow that separates the triangles. There is one buckskin tie.