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Object Number:45-15-1207
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:Oglala
Provenience: Dakotas
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Date Made: 1880-1889
Early Date: 1880
Late Date: 1889
Section:American
Materials:Ash Wood
Fiber
Iconography:Elk Head
Length: 70
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Of young ash, with elk-head with antlers carved in full relief on end. Shading scorched. Used in the grass dance (Omaha dance)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Plains Gallery ( Apr 1986 - Jun 1999) View Objects in Exhibition
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014 - 01 Jan 2021) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Maurer, Evan M. 1992. Visions of the People: A Pictorial History of Plains Indian Life.. University of Washington Press. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Seder, Theodore A. 1952. "Old World Overtones in the New World: Some Parallels with North American Indian Musical Instruments". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 16. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Figure 52View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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