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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Brule Lakota 2 Brule Sioux 5
Descriptions
wood 4438 tanned deer hide 58 body 4 yellow ochre 21 Horse Hair 108 owl feathers 12 wool 622 Kestrel 2
Names
dance shield 10
Subjects
half moon 4 hawk
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
Diameter: 20 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Harold McCracken
Remarks:
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.
Accession Number:
NA.502.14

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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