From: Greater Southwest

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 38564
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo
Provenience Greater Southwest
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Buffalo Hide

A circular shield made from layers of buffalo hide. Concentric circles are stitched in as a design using hide strips. The reverse has a painted red circle in the center. A knotted, hide strap is inserted through the shield to act as a handle.

Outside Diameter 58.42 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest, R. Stewart Culin, 1901

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