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Shield

Object Number:NA11706
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Date Made: 1890-1899
Early Date: 1890
Late Date: 1899
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Muslin
Pigment
Feather
Height: 67 cm
Width: 40 cm
Depth: 4 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Philadelphia Art Galleries Auction, 1927

Description

Shield, muslin. Animal design in ink, string of feathers attached. Feathers include Wild Turkey (15), Bald Eagle (9), Cooper's Hawk (4), Great Horned Owl (4), and Turkey Vulture (4).

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014 - 01 Jan 2021) View Objects in Exhibition

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