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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Arikara 20
Descriptions
pigment 539 feathers 641 fur 151 tanned deer hide 58
Names
shield cover 11
Subjects
bear 77 Animal 735
Date:
ca. 1875
Dimensions:
Diameter: 19 in
Credit Line:
Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin
Remarks:
Utensils and implements - Fighting (could also be used for ritual ceremonies). Shield cover - tanned dyed with yellow ochre with black painted animal figure on front. Red feather attached to front. Two square shaped brown fur pieces on front.
Accession Number:
NA.108.14

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