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Collector:
James Mooney  Search this
Donor Name:
Bureau Of American Ethnology  Search this
Culture:
Kiowa  Search this
Object Type:
Tipi Model
Place:
Not Given, Oklahoma, United States, North America
Accession Date:
18 Mar 1904
Notes:
Buffalo Tail tipi model (Gadaltondo). Unpainted with blue dot at center top. Tufts of buffalo wool tied to cover in nine vertical rows, patch of buffalo hide with hair shaved in chevron pattern, and bell attached on left side near door, tufts of horsehair at back, sides, and ears. Buffalo hide door shaved with horizontal stripes. 55" (140 cm). Associated names: Paagunpan; Tedalanti. (from Merrill, William L. et al. 1997. A Guide to the Kiowa Collections at the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 40. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.)
Record Last Modified:
11 Dec 2014
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
042431
USNM Number:
E245020-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/399f37877-96e6-4f08-8149-a99edf090640
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8372387