Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Fort Laramie; Goshen County; Wyoming; USA
Hide, porcupine quills, glass pony beads, human hair, horsehair, sinew, tree pitch/gum, paint
Sewn, quilled (lane stitched), lazy/lane stitch beadwork, quill-wrapped (flat), painted
Collected between 1855 and 1861 at Fort Laramie, Wyoming, by Thomas S. Twiss (ca. 1802-1871, U.S. Indian agent for the upper Platte River); probably transferred at an unknown date to Daisy Barnett; purchased by MAI in 1918 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
102 x 150 x 3 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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