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.

 

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
 

Bow

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

Pouch

 
Arapaho (Plains), circa 1880
7 ½ x 5 x ¼ inches
Reference: 19956
 

Strike-A-Light

 
Sioux (Plains), circa 1925
6 x 3 ½ inches
Reference: 20891
 

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