Shield model/miniature associated with a medicine bundle (Image withheld)

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Culture/People
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)
Previous owner
Edwin W. Countryman, Non-Indian, 1872-1946
Reuben B. Oldfield, Non-Indian, 1878-1954
Previous seller
Reuben B. Oldfield, Non-Indian, 1878-1954
Previous owner
Thomas J. Watson (Thomas C. Watson), Non-Indian, 1874-1956
IBM Gallery of Arts and Sciences (IBM Gallery of Arts & Sciences)
Donor
IBM Gallery of Arts and Sciences (IBM Gallery of Arts & Sciences)
Object Name
Shield model/miniature associated with a medicine bundle (Image withheld)
Media/Materials
Rawhide, feather/feathers
Techniques
Painted
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Montana; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Edwin W. Countryman (1872-1946, a Buffalo, New York, attorney); acquired by Reuben B. Oldfield (1878-1954, a collector of Indian items from Bath, New York) at an unknown date; purchased from Reuben Oldfield by Thomas J. Watson (1874-1956, Chairman and CEO of IBM) in 1947; transferred to the IBM Gallery of Arts and Sciences at an unknown date; donated to MAI by the IBM Gallery of Arts and Sciences in 1960.
Catalog Number
23/230
Barcode
230230.000
See related items
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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