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Dance shield  (Personal items)  "circa 1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1890

Materials:

Rawhide, wool cloth, feather/feathers, hide thong/babiche, sinew, thread, paint

Techniques:

Sewn, stitched, painted

Dimensions:

150 x 44 x 5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Apache, Chiricahua Apache, Native Americans, North America, Plains, Southern Plains

State:

Arizona

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Charles F. Nesler (1864-ca. 1940, an inspector with the US Indian Service, circa 1900); donated to MAI in 1921.

Source ID:

NMAI_113034

Catalog Number:

10/5453

Album Name:

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