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Shield cover  (Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare)  "circa 1875"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1880

Materials:

Buffalo hide/skin, hide thong/babiche, kaolin clay

Techniques:

Perforated, laced

Dimensions:

54 x 50 x 11 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet), North America, Northern Plains, Plains, Plateau, Plateau (no sub-culture area), Salish (Flathead)

State:

Montana, Alberta

Country:

USA, Canada

Collection History:

Formerly owned by Young Bosom (Blackfeet) and given to an Apsaalooke (Crow) man who gave it to Salish (Flathead) man; collected before 1924 among the Salish (Flathead) of the Jocko Reservation, Montana, by anthropologist William (Willem) Wildschut (1883-1955) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_156738

Catalog Number:

14/5956

Album Name:

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