• Culture/People:

    Sahnish (Arikara)

  • Object name:

    Double ball/shinney ball

  • Date created:

    circa 1915

  • Place:

    North Dakota; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, porcupine quills, dye/dyes, sinew, animal hair

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, stuffed, dyed, quill embroidered

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected in 1924 by anthropologist Melvin R. Gilmore (1868-1940, MAI staff member) during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.

  • Dimensions:

    33 x 6.8 x 5.5 cm

  • Catalog number:

    12/6170

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