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Object Number:38563
Current Location: Collections Storage
Tewa (Culture)
Provenience: New Mexico
Jemez Pueblo
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Outside Diameter:60 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest, R. Stewart Culin, 1901


A circular shield made from layers of hide stitched together around the circumference. The front is painted with concentric circles of red, blue, green, and black. The central circle has green rays at the outer edge and four white diamonds are painted in opposing positions. A knotted, hide strap is inserted through the shield to act as a handle. A stitched repair was made along the edge.


[Article] Hall, Henry U. 1926. "Some Shields of the Plains and Southwest". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 17. no. 1. pg. 36-61 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 55, fig. 13View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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