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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Kiowa 37 Southern Plains 72
Descriptions
cotton thread 354 tanned hide 570 pigment 539
Names
shield cover 11
Subjects
shield 28 fighting 11 Northern Plains 4
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
Diameter: 18.75 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:
Utensils and implements - Fighting (could also be used for ritual ceremonies). Shield cover has non-acid free cardboard insert to hold the shape. The shield cover was condition reported and accessioned by Gary LaFranies | Ronnie Jo Horse | Alicia Bartlett, students from St Labre Indian School, Ashland, Montana with Rebecca West and Ann Marie Donoghue.
Accession Number:
NA.108.154

Not currently on display

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