University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-1-33
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Arapaho
Provenience: United States of America
Wyoming
Near Wind River
Culture Area: Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Hide
Feather
Pigment
Sinew
Iconography Subject:Ceremonial Shield
Outside Diameter:22.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Ira Reed Estate through Wm. D. Morley Inc., 1942
Other Number:513 - Dealer's Number

Description

Small shield. Rawhide with elkskin band formerly feathered; buffalo skin flap. Painted quartered disc with rayed quadrangular centre.


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