• Culture/People:

    probably Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) (attributed); formerly identified as Cheyenne

  • Object name:


  • Date created:

    circa 1880

  • Place:

    South Dakota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, rawhide, porcupine quills, glass bead/beads, dye/dyes, pigment/pigments, sinew, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, quill-wrapped (flat), fringed, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Stephen Jewett (1844-1916, Faribault, Minnesota); acquired by George Heye in 1907.

  • Dimensions:

    112.50 x 14.20 x 40.00 cm

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

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