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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Sioux 990 South Dakota 248 Lakota 107 Pine Ridge Reservation 2
Descriptions
ink 259 sinew 620 wood 4438 leather 2024 paint 359 partially tanned
Names
hand drum 23
Subjects
Indian 729 horse 394 spear 3 Feather bonnet 5
Date:
1880
Dimensions:
Diameter: 8.875 in, H: 8.5 in, depth: 1.625 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Inscription:
back of head has been stamped in black: FAIRVIEW MUSEUM CORP./FAIRVIEW, UTAH 84629(the latter was underlined twice.); White tape tag removed from back: Pearl Tryon.
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Musical Instruments. Lightweight partially tanned leather with pictograph of an Indian with feather bonnet on a horse spearing another Indian on foot, drawing in brown ink with red ochre horse and highlights, leather covers sides and is feathered to fit on back with 2 crossing thong ties, round frame is made of a wood slat bent into a circle with the ends secured by tying with sinew.
Accession Number:
NA.505.69

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Buffalo Bill Museum.
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