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Osage Tribal Blanket
Mary Big Horse
Osage, Pawhuska, Oklahoma
Cotton/polyester with polyester filling
58" x 87”
MSUM 1996:125.1
Photo by Doug Elbinger, all rights reseved by the Michigan State University Museum

Mary Big Horse of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, is recognized in her community as an accomplished regalia maker. She created this quilt to resemble a traditional Osage tribal trade blanket.

From To Honor and Comfort: Native Quilting Traditions

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