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Lakota tipi model

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Description A Lakota miniature model of a tipi from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, circa the late 19th century. The tipi is composed of an interior structure of wooden rods over which a hide covering with painted designs has been placed. The tipi has a small flap door at front and an opening at the top.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 15 inches height
10 inches diameter
Nomenclature Model (representation)
Creation Made by Lakota Indians
Subjects Used at: United States, Office of Indian Affairs, Pine Ridge Agency
Made by Lakota Indians
Collected in Pine Ridge, Shannon County, South Dakota, United States
Oglala Indians--Dwellings--Models
Indian. Ceremonial Artifacts. Unclassified
Indian. Models and Miniatures
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1880 - Not later than 1889

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8616.1

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