Dance shield

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Culture/People
Inunaina (Arapaho)
Previous owner
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935
Donor
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935
Object Name
Dance shield
Media/Materials
Hide, cotton cloth, eagle feather/feathers, paint, hide, dye/dyes
Techniques
Stretched, painted, wrapped
Object Type
Personal items
Place
Plains; USA, Canada (inferred)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Mrs. Thea Kowne Page; donated to MAI by Thea Page Heye following her marriage to George Heye in 1915.
Catalog Number
4/5038
Barcode
045038.000
See related items
Inunaina (Arapaho)
Personal items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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