• Culture/People:

    Nimi'ipuu (Nez Perce)

  • Object name:

    Horse mask

  • Date created:

    circa 1865

  • Place:

    Idaho; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Wool cloth, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, glass pony beads, silk ribbon, wool felt, wool twill tape, hide, brass bell/bells, sinew, cotton thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, fringed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1919.

  • Dimensions:

    56.00 x 62.00 x 52.00 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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