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NA.502.17
Northern Plains | dance shie...
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NA.502.17 | Diameter: 14.5 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Beige muslin shield stretched over a wooden woven frame. Strip of red wool attached along edge. Eagle feathers attached to top and bottom with red and green wool wrapped stems. Black cloth handle. | NA.502.17.JPG | na.502.17.jpg | dance shield | eagle | beige | black | muslin | cloth | wood | green | Red | wool | Woven | feathers | frame | Northern Plains

NA.502.332
Northern Plains | dance shie...
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NA.502.332 | ca. 1890 | width: 10.75 in, L: 10.75 in | 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 | Round disk of parfleche, two holes punched through top (1" W area). Painted design of the parfleche has green box (top and sides only), outlined in blue; triangle design inside green box with yellow triangle on either side of a red oblong, all outlined in blue. Other partial geometric designs on the perimeter in blue, red, and yellow. Piece of tanned hide strip is tied through one of the holes at top and a 1 ¾" L piece of possible clay substance with hole in center is tied through. Several small holes on the lower portion of object. Plain on verso. | NA.502.332.jpg | dance shield | clay | parfleche | tanned hide | pigment | Northern Plains

NA.502.18
Southern Plains | dance shie...
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NA.502.18 | Diameter: 20 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cults Objects. Tanned buffalo hump with black spot painted in center, two hawk feathers attached. Hide handle. | NA.502.18.JPG | NA.502.18.JPG | spot | dance shield | hawk | buffalo | feathers | rawhide | pigment | Southern Plains

NA.502.13
Northern Plains | Apsáalook...
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NA.502.13 | ca. 1870 | Diameter: 18 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Tanned and painted rawhide frame covered with tanned hide. Bundles of bald eagle feathers and hawk tail feathers with beaded medicine pouches attached. Button on top center pouch. Bald eagle feather stems wrapped with red wool and glass beads attached. Medallion in center of pony beads and fur tail. Buffalo hide strap. Vertical lines painted across front cover in red pigment. | NA.502.13.JPG | na.502.13.jpg | dance shield | medallion | Prairie Falcon | bald eagle | Cooper's Hawk | rawhide | red ochre | trade | Ferruginous Hawk | hide | tanned deer hide | fur tail | deer | wool | glass | tanned | hawk | Beads | cloth | Red | seed | feathers | Jack Rabbit | buffalo | pigment | button | bald eagle feathers | Northern Plains | Apsáalooke | Crow

NA.502.11
Northern Plains | dance shie...
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NA.502.11 | Diameter: 20.625 in | Gift of Irving H. "Larry" Larom Estate | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Beige muslin shield stretched over a wooden frame, top half of circle edge has red and black wool with serrated edges attached. Paint fragment visible - green and yellow. Eagle feathers attached to top and bottom of shield. Feather stems wrapped with red cloth or beige string. Buckskin handle at top. | NA.502.11.JPG | na.502.11.jpg | dance shield | Buckskin | beige | handle | yellow | paint | black | cloth | muslin | Red | trade | wool | wood | feathers | green | eagle | frame | Northern Plains

NA.502.15
Northern Plains | dance shie...
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NA.502.15 | Diameter: 18.5 in | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Thin rawhide stretched over rawhide frame. Two animal figures painted on front. ---Gift of the above source. **Badly damaged; torn, holes - overall very poor condition. | NA.502.15.JPG | na.502.15.jpg | animal figures | dance shield | painted | rawhide | Animal | hide | frame | Northern Plains

NA.502.16
Northern Plains | dance shie...
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NA.502.16 | Diameter: 21 in | Catherine Bradford McClellan Collection, Gift of The Coe Foundation | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Tanned, with two rows of fringe stretched over rawhide frame. Sewn with sinew, small hide pouch attached on front. | NA.502.16.JPG | na.502.16.jpg | dance shield | tanned | sinew | hide | buffalo | fringe | rawhide | frame | Northern Plains

NA.502.12
Northern Plains | dance shie...
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NA.502.12 | Diameter: 13 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Tanned, red painted rawhide with white circles and rectangles, stretched on tin frame. Eagle feathers attached at top and bottom of shield, stems wrapped with sinew. Cow hide handle. Medicine punch with blue beads and carved elk tooth attached at top. Snapping turtle's tail painted blue and red attached to bottom. | NA.502.12.JPG | na.502.12.jpg | circles | rectangles | dance shield | painted | eagle | tail | frame | snapping turtle | elk | Beads | tanned | hide | feathers | cow hide | tooth | rawhide | tin | seed | sinew | Northern Plains

NA.502.14
Northern Plains | Brule Lako...
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NA.502.14 | ca. 1890 | Diameter: 20 in | Gift of Dr. Harold McCracken | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Buckskin shield dyed with yellow ochre stretched over a wooden frame with half moon painted at top center. Small hawk at center. Bundles of hawk and other feathers dyed orange attached. Wooden frame with red wool on edge with black horse hair attached at bottom center. Kestrel feathers and Kestel bird body and owl feathers. | na.502.14.jpg | NA.502.14.jpg | NA.502.14.JPG | half moon | hawk | dance shield | wood | tanned deer hide | body | yellow ochre | Horse Hair | owl feathers | wool | Kestrel | Northern Plains | Brule Lakota | Brule Sioux

NA.502.333
Plains | dance shield | gold...
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NA.502.333 | ca. 1880 | width: 11.25 in, L: 13 in | 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 | Parfleche repurposed and cut to circle form, with rawhide tied through two holes on recto center for hand strap (broken) on verso. Two golden eagle feathers, wrapped in a gold colored cloth, bound with cotton twine and tied through hole in shield with tanned hide piece. Parfleche is painted green red, maybe dark blue in geometric pattern. | NA.502.333.jpg | dance shield | golden eagle feathers | parfleche | tanned hide | cloth | cotton twine | Plains