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Accession Number: NA.108.152.1

Date : ca. 1850

Dimensions: H: 20.75 in, width: 21 in

Credit Line: The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe

Remarks: Bison rawhide shield cover painted with tanned hide cover embellished with painted bison, eagle feathers, bison tail, and snow geese feathers. Shield and cover by same artist in Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Synopsis: shield cover- Northern Plains- Crow- Apsáalooke- golden eagle feathers- pigment- snow goose feather- glass beads- porcupine quills- sinew- tanned hide- wool cloth- bison tail- bison rawhide- Bison rawhide shield cover painted with tanned hide cover embellished with painted bison, eagle feathers, bison tail, and snow geese feathers. Shield and cover by same artist in Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

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