• Abdih-Hiddisch. A Minatarre Chief

    Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893

    Tableau 24 in atlas: Illustrations to Maximilian, Prince of Wied's Travels in the interior of North America. Portrait of Abdih-Hiddisch, "Road-Maker", a Minatari or Hidatsa Chief who was a keeper of t…

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  • Leather moccasins

    unknown

    Moccasin: leather, decorated with beads and brass tinkling cones, beads are chiefly blue and white with some red, yellow and black, leather fringe on heel. Dimensions are in inches: width = 4.000; len…

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  • Slate gorget

    unknown

    Gorget: dark gray slate, 1 hole, Woodland, Adena culture. Dimensions are in inches: width = 0; length = 4.921; height = 0; diameter = 0

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  • Indian Utensils and arms

    Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893

    Tableau 48 in atlas: Illustrations to Maximilian, Prince of Wied's Travels in the interior of North America. Variety of objects collected by Prince Maximillian, from the Plains Indian tribal communiti…

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  • Ho-Ta-Mä, a Ponca man

    Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893

    Drawing No. 31. Profile view of Ho-Ta-Mä (or Ha-cha-ga) facing right. His long hair is wrapped into two "braids." A furry shawl covers his shoulder.

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  • Leather moccasins

    Woodlands Indians

    Moccasin: leather moccasins with quill-work design in blue, red & pink, carpet insoles, quill decorated flaps from instep around back, bordered with red tape, lined with pink polished cotton wool. Dim…

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  • Wahk-ta-Ge-Li. A Sioux Warrior

    Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893

    Illustrations to Maximilian, Prince of Wied's Travels in the interior of North America.Portrait of Sioux Warrior, Wahk-ta-ge-li. Wearing headdress, beaded necklace, hide clothing with beaded ornamenta…

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  • Indian Utensils and arms

    Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893

    Tableau 48 in atlas: Illustrations to Maximilian, Prince of Wied's Travels in the interior of North America. Variety of objects collected by Prince Maximillian, from the Plains Indian tribal communiti…

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  • Chief of Blood-Indians, War-Chief of the Piekann Indians and Koutani Indian

    Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893

    Tableau 46 in atlas: Illustrations to Maximilian, Prince of Wied's Travels in the interior of North America. Portrait of three Native Americans. Chief of the Blood Indians, at left, is wearing a red c…

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  • Beaded pouch

    unknown

    Pouch: red wool with tan cotton binding, leather trim and decorated with white and blue seed beads. Dimensions are in inches: width = 4.500; length = 9; height = 0; diameter = 0

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  • Omaha Boy

    Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893

    Drawing No. 28. Profile view of Omaha boy with face paint, bracelet, and earrings. His partially shaved head denotes clan membership, in this case the Wazhi(n)'ga itazhi subgroup of the Tha'tada clan.

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  • Mato-Tope, A Mandan Chief

    Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893

    Tableau 13 in atlas: Illustrations to Maximilian, Prince of Wied's Travels in the interior of North America. Portrait of Mandan Chief, Mato-Tope or "Four Bears". He wears a shirt made of bighorn sheep…

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  • Beaded purse

    Iroquois Indians: Mohawk, Tuscanosa or Mohegan

    Purse: beaded, glass beads in floral designs on black velvet, in turquoise, aqua, gold, amber, green, gray, white, pink, and dark red. Flap over top of front covers a slit pocket in front, borders of…

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  • Moennitarri Warrior in the Costume of the Dog Dance. Pehriska-Ruhpa

    Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893

    Tableau 23 in atlas: Illustrations to Maximilian, Prince of Wied's Travels in the interior of North America. Portrait of Pehriska-Ruhpa, "Two Ravens", principal leader of the Hidatsa Dog Society perfo…

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  • Beaded pouch

    Apache Indians

    Pouch: beaded deerskin Apache watch pouch; round pouch opens below strap and is beaded in lazy stitch on front with squared glass beads; center is a white cross in an iridescent dark blue ground, bord…

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  • Thimble pendant

    unknown

    Pendant: thimble, brass, hole in one end; Indians frequently perforated thimbles to use as pendants, style of thimble typical of 18th century, believed found at Kickapoo Stockade site by Milo Custer a…

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  • Glove fragment

    Hudson Bay Indians

    Glove: embroidered fragment of a glove, shield-shape of deerskin, embroidered with floral motif in green, red, pink, and yellow. Dimensions are in inches: width = 5; length = 0; height = 5.750; diamet…

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  • Massika, Saki Indian and Wakusasse, Musquake Indian

    Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893

    Tableau 3 in atlas: Illustrations to Maximilian, Prince of Wied's Travels in the interior of North America. Portrait of Massika, a Saki (Sac or Sauc) Indian and Wakusassa, a Musquake (Fox) Indian. Mas…

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  • Deerskin pocket

    Embroidered by the Winnibago Indians

    Pocket: deerskin, backed and bound with red silk, embroidered with colored threads in floral motif design.

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  • Mehkskeme-Sukahs, Blackfoot Chief and Tatsicki-Stomicki, Pickann Chief

    Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893

    Tableau 45 in atlas: Illustrations to Maximilian, Prince of Wied's Travels in the interior of North America. Portrait of two chiefs. Mehskeme-Sukahs, at left wears a hide shirt decorated with otter fu…

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