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Buffalo hide from Wichita Mountain / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

Buffalo hide had multiple uses. This hide may have been used for bedding. Buffalo hides were also sold as major trade items among Plains tribes prior to the Civil War.

Tags: buffalo, hide
People: Native American
Places: Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, commercial sale

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Buffalo hide from Wichita Mountain
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American
Date: 
1968
Materials/Techniques: 
hide (buffalo)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
89.197
Previous Number(s): 
8927.197; 29456
Department: 
Not On View

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