• Culture/People:

    Non-Indian and Menominee (Menomini)

  • Object name:

    Abraham Lincoln peace medal (dated 1862) and pouch

  • Date created:

    1862-1900

  • Place:

    Shawano; Shawano County; Wisconsin; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Silver medal, deerhide/deerskin, glass bead/beads, silk ribbon

  • Techniques:

    Struck/minted, sewn, overlay beadwork

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly owned by Chief Wacamote (Menominee); transferred to Louis Wishecoby (ca. 1884-1959); purchased by MAI at an auction held by Hans Schulman (1913-1990, Schulman Coin & Mint, New York) in 1968.

  • Dimensions:

    15 x 12.5 cm

  • Catalog number:

    24/1213

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Peace medals and tomahawks" component of the "Window on Collections" exhibit on the 4th floor

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