05-13-2006 05-13-2006
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2319 Boston
May 13, 2006 10:00 AMCalender

Central Plains Painted Muslin Dance Shield

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2319 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 13, 2006 10:00AM


Central Plains Painted Muslin Dance Shield, Lakota (?), c. late 19th century, stretched over a wood hoop, the front painted with a hawk framed by crescent moons (?) and with dash marks, dia. 17 in.

Provenance: Collected by Henry W. Fischer, a Presbyterian minister who rode a circuit in South Dakota from c. 1906 to 1911/1912. He was based out of the town of MacIntosh and also in the Meadows area. Then through family descent to the present owner.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


Henry W. Fischer, minister , South Dakota