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Dakota buffalo robe

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Description A Dakota painted buffalo robe originally owned by Bishop Henry Whipple, circa the mid- to late 19th century. The paintings on the robe depict human figures, horses, and buffalo figures shown in various activities. Colors include yellow, green, orange, brown and red.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 113 inches length
89 inches width
Nomenclature Hide (collagenous material)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Dakota, United States
Subjects Owned/used by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Dakota, United States
Used in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Robes
Dates Discovery: Approximately 1860 - Not later than 1901
Collected by Bishop Whipple
Content: 1933 Date donated
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. J. W. Burt
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 7190.1
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