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White Buffalo Skull Star
Maker unknown
Sioux, Rapid City, South Dakota
Cotton/polyester with polyester filling
68 1/2" x 70 1/2”
MSUM 7563.4
Photo by Mark Eifert, all rights reseved by the Michigan State University Museum

The buffalo skull is a prominent image in this Sioux star quilt. White Buffalo star quilts, in tribute to the rare and sacred white buffalo, have also become popular in recent years.

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