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Dance club

Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)
USA; North Dakota

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  • Culture/People:

    Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)

  • Object name:

    Dance club

  • Date created:

    circa 1900

  • Place:

    Standing Rock Reservation; Sioux County; North Dakota; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, brass tacks/bosses, metal tacks/bosses, brass bell/bells, eagle feather/feathers (golden eagle), horsehair, hide thong/babiche, commercially tanned leather, silk ribbon, sinew, thread, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted, pyroengraved, braided, studded, wrapped, tied

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of De Cost Smith (1864-1939, Western painter) and possibly collected by him between 1884 and 1900; bequeathed to MAI in 1939.

  • Dimensions:

    81.00 x 47.00 x 6.00 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

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

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