University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2007-18-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Pueblo
Provenience: New Mexico
Jemez Pueblo
Culture Area: Southwest (Culture Area)
Maker: Marlon Magdalena
Date Made: 2006
Early Date: 2006
Late Date: 2006
Section:American
Materials:Cowhide
Deer Hide
Paint
Pigment
Woodpecker Feather
Flicker Feather
Technique:Painted
Credit Line:Gift of Marlon Magdalena, 2007

Description

Round cowhide shield with design of red, green, brown, yellow commercial paint and white natural pigment. Woodpecker and Flicker feathers attached to center with hide. Deerhide strap attached to back. Shield is a copy of museum object NA5595, made by Marlon Magdalena as part of REU project, 2006


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