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Object Number:21390
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux (uncertain)
Provenience: Plains (Culture Area)
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Length: 48 cm
Width: 10 cm
Outside Diameter:44.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Cornelius Stevenson, 1898


Tanned buffalo hide with a cover of buckskin. Ornamented with pendant eagle feathers and deer tails and painted half yellow and half white. Painted design on the yellow half of a red sun surrounded by fourteen sets of parallel red lines and a red star with a yellow center. A yellow star outlined in red and with a red center is painted on the white half. An 8.5 inch bone whistle is attached with a thong.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Plains Gallery ( Apr 1986 - Jun 1999) View Objects in Exhibition
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition
American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 44, fig. 5; p. 45, fig. 6View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1899. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 1. pg. 39-50 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 39-40View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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