probably Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) (attributed)
North Dakota or South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Hide, porcupine quills, dye/dyes, sinew
Sewn, dyed, quilled (lane stitched)
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of John J. Steffen (1855-ca. 1930, druggist in Douglas, Wyoming); purchased by George Heye in 1907.
19 x 17 x 6 cm
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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