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Plains Indian Museum

Descriptions
feathers 641 eagle 171 Horse Hair 108 rawhide 1018 orange 203
Names
shield 32
Subjects
painted 113 bird 80
Dimensions:
Diameter: 16 in
Remarks:
Utensils and implements - Fighting. Shield - rawhide; painted on front with bird in red and green on yellow ground; back painted yellow; eagle feathers around edge with small red feathers at bases and orange horse hair at tips. Anderson lists this as a Blackfoot dance shield originally belonging to Joe White Grass, ca. 1890. 6-3-88 EAB
Accession Number:
NA.108.99

Not currently on display

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