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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Sioux 990 Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
Tradecloth 225 hair 424 sinew 620 bald eagle 15 human 22 Beads 2617 hide 1074 paint 359 Animal 129 feathers 641 seed 1420
Names
shield cover 11
Subjects
moon 10 half 2 deer 73
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
Diameter: 15.75 in
Remarks:
Utensils and implements - Fighting. Model shield and cover - rawhide, painted with deer on green background, blue bead half moon at bottom. Red wool along top edge with side tabs having black human hair tassles wrapped with sinew at top. Feather tassles attached.
Accession Number:
NA.108.12

Not currently on display

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