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|Northern Plains, Sioux|
|pigment, native tanned deer hide|
|Battle of Little Big Horn, painted hide|
|Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer, George A., battle|
|L: 48 in, width: 41 in|
|Gift of Mr. Robert G. Charles|
|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.|
As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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