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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
Buckskin 430 beige 65 handle 322 yellow 526 paint 359 black 554 cloth 876 muslin 89 Red 1061 trade 201 wool 622 wood 4438 feathers 641 green 634 eagle 171 frame 53
Names
dance shield 10
Dimensions:
Diameter: 20.625 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Irving H. "Larry" Larom Estate
Remarks:
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.
Accession Number:
NA.502.11

Not currently on display


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