Plains

The Plains Culture area is home to several nomadic and semi-nomadic cultures, the Plains region stretches from Mexico to Canada and incorporates the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and parts of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and Texas. It is known for beadwork and painted hides.

 

Moccasins

 
Sioux (Plains), circa 1900
11 x 4 x 3 ½ inches
Reference: 18915
 

Child's Possible Bag

 
Plains (Plains), circa 1880
3 x 4 ½ x ½ inches
Reference: 21188
 

Strike-A-Light

 
Sioux (Plains), last quarter of the 19th century
7 ¾ x 3 ¼ x ½ inches
Reference: 18055
 

Bag

 
Plains (Plains), last quarter of the 19th century
5 ½ x 3 ¾ x ½ inches
Reference: 18057
 
 

Child's Moccasins

 
Cheyenne (Plains), last quarter of the 19th century
6 x 2 ½ x 3 inches
Reference: 18557
 

Awl Case

 
Sioux (Plains), circa 1900
18 ½ x 1 inches
Reference: 9984
 

Awl Case

 
Sioux (Plains), circa 1890
20 ½ x 2 inches
Reference: 12184
 

Child's Ceremonial Moccasins

 
Cheyenne (Plains), circa 1900
6 ½ x 3 x 2 ¾ inches
Reference: 19468
 
 

Pipe Stem

 
Sioux (Plains), last quarter of the 19th century
20 inches
Reference: 16436
 

Child's Moccasins

 
Arapaho (Plains), circa 1875
7 ½ x 2 ¾ x 3 inches
Reference: 21162
 

Puberty Ball

 
Sioux (Plains), circa 1890
2 inches
Reference: 10348
 

Bow

 
Plains (Plains), last quarter of the 19th century
42 inches
Reference: 19924
 
 

Bow

 
Plains (Plains), last quarter of the 19th century
44 ½ inches
Reference: 19925
 

Ration Card Pouch

Small Sioux Pouch,
 
Sioux (Plains), circa 1880
3 ½ x 3 ½ x ¼ inches
Reference: 19840
 
 
Plains (Plains), first quarter of the 20th century
11 x 9 x 1 ½ inches
Reference: 21065
 

Choker

 
Cheyenne (Plains), vintage
15 x 1 ½ x ¾ inches
Reference: 19815