Collection

Plains Indian Museum

Medium

native tanned deer hide

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Accession Number: NA.702.4

Date : ca. 1895

Dimensions: L: 48 in, width: 41 in

Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Robert G. Charles

Remarks: Communication and Media of Exchange: Writing and Records. Native tanned deerskin; painted decoration of a battle between Indians and U.S. Army soldiers; pictorial account of Custer's famous Last Stand; on the lower left, an Indian village is depicted; Indian warriors on foot and horseback, many soldiers wounded and dead are represented; General Custer is shown standing armed with two revolvers; officers are indicated by shoulder insignia and non-commissioned officers by chevrons on their sleeves; several American flags and Army Springfield carbines are painted; colors used are red, green, yellow, blue, brown, red-brown and black.

Synopsis: Battle of Little Big Horn- painted hide- Northern Plains- Sioux- pigment- native tanned deer hide- Custer, George A.- Battle of the Little Bighorn- battle- Communication and Media of Exchange: Writing and Records. Native tanned deerskin; painted decoration of a battle between Indians and U.S. Army soldiers; pictorial account of Custer's famous Last Stand; on the lower left, an Indian village is depicted; Indian warriors on foot and horseback, many soldiers wounded and dead are represented; General Custer is shown standing armed with two revolvers; officers are indicated by shoulder insignia and non-commissioned officers by chevrons on their sleeves; several American flags and Army Springfield carbines are painted; colors used are red, green, yellow, blue, brown, red-brown and black.

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