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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Crow 493 Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
eagle fluff ermine 119 buffalo rawhide 5 great horned owl feathers 4 tanned deer hide 58 pigment 539
Names
shield cover 11
Subjects
Animal 735
Date:
ca. 1870
Dimensions:
Diameter: 19.25 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 with red painted design on top half with cut out animal figure of buffalo hide painted red attached to front. Tassles of feathers and complete ermine hide attached to center front. Single feather puff tassle.
Accession Number:
NA.108.16

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.

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