Plains Hide Shield
- Sold for:
- American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2862B
- Date / Time :
- November 07, 2015 10:00AM
Plains Hide Shield, c. last quarter 19th century, the inner form consisting of three thin rawhide discs tied together, the soft hide cover painted with a stylized bird in blue and yellow pigment (yellow has faded) and three small blue rectangles below, with thick buffalo hide strap, the cover could possibly be associated with the Ghost Dance, dia. 20 in.
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