Plains

The Plains Culture area is home to several nomadic and semi-nomadic cultures, the Plains region stretches from Mexico to Canada and incorporates the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and parts of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and Texas. It is known for beadwork and painted hides.

 

Rifle Scabbard

 
Crow (Plains), circa 1865
43 x 43 inches
Reference: 19572
 

Jacket

 
Crow (Plains), circa 1880
34 x 60 ½ x 1 ½ inches
Reference: 20414
 

Tobacco Bag

 
Arapaho (Plains), circa 1870
19 ¾ x 5 ½ x 10 inches
Reference: 20254
 

Pair of Possible Bags

 
Sioux (Plains), circa 1890
13 x 24 x 4 inches
Reference: 21546
 
 

Telescope Case

 
Blackfeet (Plains), third quarter of the 19th century
26 ½ x 9 ½ x 1 ½ inches
Reference: 21893
 

Tobacco Bag

 
Arapaho (Plains), circa 1860
27 x 4 ½ x 9 inches
Reference: 21664
 

Bridle/Head Stall

 
Crow (Plains), last quarter of the 19th century
21 ½ inches
Reference: 12850
 

Fan

 
Plains (Plains), circa 1825-1850
6 x 3 ½ x ¾ inches
Reference: 10807
 
 

Tobacco Bag

 
Crow (Plains), last quarter of the 19th century
23 ½ x 5 ½ inches
Reference: 16578
 

Knife Sheath

 
Sioux (Plains), last quarter of the 19th century
16 x 3 inches
Reference: 16948
 

Doll

 
Plains (Plains), circa 1890
15 ½ x 9 ¼ x 2 ¼ inches
Reference: 19299
 

Doll

 
Sioux (Plains), circa 1890
12 x 8 inches
Reference: 19300
 
 

Moccasins

 
Cheyenne (Plains), circa 1890
9 ½ inches
Reference: 17381
 

Moccasins

 
Sioux (Plains), circa 1880
10 ½ x 4 ½ x 4 inches
Reference: 21422
 

Possible Bag

 
Crow (Plains), circa 1875
9 x 12 x 1 inches
Reference: 20902
 

Moccasins

 
Plains (Plains), circa 1880
9 x 3 ½ x 4 inches
Reference: 12666