• Culture/People:

    Niuam (Comanche)

  • Object name:

    Shield and cover

  • Date created:

    circa 1875

  • Place:

    Oklahoma; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Rawhide, hide, hawk feather/feathers, magpie feather/feathers, hide thong/babiche, wool yarn, cotton cord/cordage, pigment/pigments

  • Techniques:

    Tied, stitched, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) in 1909 during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.

  • Dimensions:

    45.00 x 4.00 cm

  • Catalog number:

    2/1883

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