Shield Cover


Object Image

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Shield Cover   (1996.24.2154)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 19th century
Culture Native American: Great Plains: Sioux: Absaroke (Apsáalooke, Crow)

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 50 cm
Dimension 2 (Length) 31 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.5 cm
Weight 1020 g
Measuring Remarks Second largest dimension describes the length of the animal.
Materials Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Animal--Feather, Animal--Skin--with Fur/Feathers/Scales, Animal--Viscera, Animal--Claw, Animal--Tooth, Animal--Bone, Pigment, Animal--Bird--Eagle--Golden Eagle
Manufacturing Processes Tanning, Dyeing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

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

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Reginald and Gladys Laubin Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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