• Format/Object name:

    Robe

  • Date created:

    1870-1910

  • Artists/Makers:

    Mountain Chief (Nin-Na-Stoko/Ninastoko/Big Brave/Ni-ne st-ar-ko), Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan), 1848-1942

  • Place:

    Montana; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Elk hide/skin, paint

  • Techniques:

    Painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly in the collection of Christian F. Schuster (1868-1957) and possibly collected by him when he lived with the Blackfeet in the 1920s; purchased by MAI from Christian Schuster in 1953.

  • Dimensions:

    173.00 x 155.00 x 5.50 cm

  • Catalog number:

    22/1878

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