Little Big Horn War Hide Record of Lakota Chief Henry Oscar One Bull


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Little Big Horn War Hide Record of Lakota Chief Henry Oscar One Bull   (1996.24.0509)
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Artist/Maker Chief One Bull
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1934
Culture Native American: Great Plains: Sioux: Lakota (Teton Sioux, Western Sioux): Hunkpapa

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 95.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 93.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.5 cm
Weight 284 g
Measuring Remarks 97± x 79± cm
Materials Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Pigment--Oil Pencil
Manufacturing Processes Piercing, Painting, Drawing, Writing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Photo: "21st Century Museum Visitors & Digital Museum Resources", 12/16/2005.

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Reginald and Gladys Laubin Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information R. K. Laubin provided the pencils and hide on which Chief One Bull drew the diagram, copying one he had made on paper. He spoke no English, so his daughter, Margaret, wrote English descriptions on the piece.

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