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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Kiowa 37 Southern Plains 72
Descriptions
sinew 620 tanned hide 570 bald eagle feathers 7 wool cloth 199 pigment 539 buffalo rawhide 5
Names
shield 32
Subjects
ritual fighting 11
Date:
1825-1850
Dimensions:
L: 20.25 in, width: 21 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:
Buffalo rawhide shield. Bordered with red cloth and eagle feathers. Front is painted red, green, black. It is very dirty. Feathers are smoke saturated. feathers and fabric are very fragile.
Accession Number:
NA.108.131

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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