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Missouri War Axe, ca. 1860. Osage. National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (007080.000) | This artwork is part of “The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky” on view now through May 10, 2015. #PlainsIndians

Saddle Blanket Date: ca. 1840 Geography: United States, North or South Dakota Culture: Lakota (Teton Sioux) Medium: Native-tanned leather, glass beads, wool cloth

George Catlin Diameter: 54.5cm Sioux (Not certain) Micmac (Mi'kmaq) Upper Missouri River, Dakota Territory Accession Date: 1881-Oct-21

Woman’s Side-Fold Dress Date: 1800–1825 Geography: United States, Central Plains Culture: Probably Lakota or Cheyenne Medium: Native-tanned leather, porcupine and bird quills, brass buttons, cowrie shells, glass beads, metal cones, horsehair, plant fiber, woven cotton tape, wool cloth

Kiowa-Comanche hide cover-1860. A matching set with its Kiowa-Comanche shield and canvas cover. Probably belonged to a war leader.

Parfleche Envelope Date: ca. 1865 Geography: United States, Colorado Culture: Southern Cheyenne Medium: Buffalo rawhide, pigment

Man's Leggings Date: ca. 1850 Geography: United States, North or South Dakota Culture: Lakota (Teton Sioux) Medium: Native-tanned leather, glass beads, pigment, wool cloth, horsehair