Painted Plains Shields

These will supplement my museum studies curation project of "Shields of Power."
Curated by Margaret Spiegel

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This gallery has 17 objects

Arikara
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Hidatsa
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Southern Arapaho
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shield- hide- leather- reptile- Utensils and Implements, Fighting. Circular shield, warped and bent at sides-"wavy" effect. Leather/hide wrapped around and...
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Replica (may not use)
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Northern Plains (replica)
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Northern Plains (replica)
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shield- eagle- rawhide- feathers- orange- Horse Hair- bird- painted- Utensils and implements - Fighting. Shield - rawhide; painted on front with bird in red...
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Marg2309's deep thoughts

I love seeing such a focused collection. It's staggering to see our painted shields all together! Are there eight more to make the 25-object criteria for our contest? I think I'll have to take a look myself!