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Accession Number:
NA.108.152.1
Makers
Northern Plains, Apsáalooke, Crow
Descriptions
porcupine quills, wool cloth, golden eagle feathers, pigment, snow goose feather, sinew, bison tail, glass beads, bison rawhide, tanned hide
Names
shield cover
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.

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