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Studio portrait of Chief Mato He Hlogeca or Hollow-Horn Bear posed with Lieutenant Poiter, U.S. Army. Hollow Horn Bear wears a coat/capote made from a blanket, fur or ribbon wrapped braids, bone hairpipe breastplate and necklace, beaded leggings, lower body wrapped in a blanket, and beaded moccasins. Poiter is in full uniform with a dress sword, and is leaning on a studio prop stump with straw on the floor

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1900

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

2.5 x 4.25 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Plains, Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), Native Americans, Non-Indian, North America, Plains, Sicangu Lakota (Brule Sioux)

City:

Rosebud Reservation

County:

Todd County

State:

South Dakota

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Lee J. Mills; donated to MAI at an unknown date.

Source ID:

NMAI_309198

Catalog Number:

P16607

Album Name:

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