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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
golden eagle feathers 54 parfleche 19 tanned hide 570 cloth 876 cotton twine 51
Names
dance shield 10
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
width: 11.25 in, L: 13 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:
Parfleche repurposed and cut to circle form, with rawhide tied through two holes on recto center for hand strap (broken) on verso. Two golden eagle feathers, wrapped in a gold colored cloth, bound with cotton twine and tied through hole in shield with tanned hide piece. Parfleche is painted green red, maybe dark blue in geometric pattern.
Accession Number:
NA.502.333

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