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Northern Plains, Apsáalooke, Crow
porcupine quills, wool cloth, golden eagle feathers, pigment, snow goose feather, sinew, bison tail, glass beads, bison rawhide, tanned hide
shield cover
ca. 1850
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
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.

As of 04-19-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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