• Birch bark box

    Probably Micmac Indians of North New York state

    Box: made of porcupine quills and birch bark, wood frame, sides and front stitched in diagonal lines over quillwork, lid is completely quilled in leaf and geometric design, originally green, red, and…

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  • Kettle bail lug

    unknown

    Kettle: kettle bail lug, eared or winged type, iron, one end missing. Found at Arrowsmith Battle Site.

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  • Birch bark dish

    Indians in the Great Lakes area

    Dish made of birch bark, octagonal center with 8 panels sewn to it with a slight slant, creating a shallow bowl; center is decorated with quillwork flower in red, greens and white; each panel is also…

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  • Coiled basket

    probably Apache

    Basket: large Indian, three rod coiled construction, stitched with yucca, four geometric triangular designs in red, black and purple. Dimensions are in inches: width = 0; length = 0; height = 4.500; d…

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  • Trade kettle fragment

    unknown

    Metal fragment: trade kettle fragment, large brass rivet probably for lug, Kickapoo village stockade; Brigham Collection.

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  • Earthenware basket

    Zuni Indians

    Basket: earthenware basket made by Zuni Indians; souvenir of Gallup, New Mexico; rounded bowl, red floral and berry decoration painted on white ground; double intertwined handle at top; 35 cents writt…

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  • Handmade basket

    unknown

    Basket: handmade, Pima or Papago Indians, Yucca and devil's claw or martynia, 5 squares with brown dots.

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  • Splint basket

    by Iroquois Indians

    Basket: handmade, splint basket, plaited with 1/4 inch strips over wider strips (about 1 inch), bottom is all wider strips, two rows of wide splints above waist are dyed green and red and have splint…

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  • Ceramic bowl

    Zuni Indians

    Bowl: small ceramic pot, spherical body with relatively small mouth, flared rim; mica flecks mixed in clay for tempering; marked in white ink; R. A. B., also Zuni, written in white on one side. Dimens…

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  • Earthenware bowl

    Probably Southwestern Indians

    Bowl: black earthenware, with a straight handle across top of spherical body; polished with a stone, fired under a smothering agent. Dimensions are in inches: width = 0; length = 0; height = 2.500; di…

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  • Trade kettle fragment

    unknown

    Metal fragment: trade kettle fragment. Found at Kickapoo stockade site, 1905.

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  • Trade metal fragment

    unknown

    Metal fragment: trade kettle fragment. Found at Kickapoo stockade site, 1905.

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  • Pottery sherd

    unknown

    Sherd: ceramic, Mississippian.

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  • Gallup throw

    by Navajo Indians and sold at Gallup, NM

    Throw: Navajo rug, called a Gallup throw, hand woven of wool in a geometric pattern of zigzagging fields of natural brown, dark brown, beige, then a black outlined central motif of four stepped reserv…

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  • Pottery sherd

    unknown

    Sherd: Black Sand incised sherd?, Early Woodland?

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  • Pottery sherd

    unknown

    Sherd: ceramic rim sherd, Mississippian, shell tempered.

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  • Brass patch

    unknown

    Metal fragment: brass patch, probably for trade kettle. Found at Kickapoo village/stockade.

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  • Pottery sherd

    unknown

    Sherd: ceramic, Mississippian; Brigham Collection.

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  • Wall decoration

    unknown

    Wall decoration: shaped like boot, stuffed with wood chips, front of green velvet, heavily ornamented with amber and brown glass beads, and gold colored sequins. Back of brown glazed cotton. Small poc…

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  • Trade metal fragment

    unknown

    Metal fragment: trade kettle fragment, lug base? Found at Kickapoo village/stockade.

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