• Culture/People:

    probably Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Tipi cover

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    South Dakota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Muslin, paint, ink, graphite

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Edward Borein (1873-1945, Western artist and collector); sold to MAI by his widow, Lucille E. Borein (1882-1967), in 1945.

  • Dimensions:

    528 x 1009 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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