• Culture/People:

    probably Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Horse hoof ornaments

  • Date created:

    1890-1910

  • Place:

    South Dakota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, glass bead/beads, feather/feathers, synthetic dye/dyes, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, long-time friend of George Heye); acquired by George Heye in 1910.

  • Dimensions:

    28 x 22 cm (average)

  • Catalog number:

    2/9627

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    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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