• Culture/People:

    probably Minneconjou Lakota [Cheyenne River] (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Shield picturing battle exploits of Chief Hump (Etokeah, ca. 1848-1908)

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    South Dakota; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Cow rawhide, hide, paint

  • Techniques:

    Stretched, painted, aboriginally repaired

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased by George Heye from an unknown source in 1917.

  • Dimensions:

    57.00 x 4.00 cm

  • Catalog number:



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See it in the "Song for the Horse Nation" exhibit on the 3rd floor

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