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Southern Plains Painted Buffalo Hide Shield

Auction:
2319
Lot:
181
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2319
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Southern Plains Painted Buffalo Hide Shield, Kiowa (?), c. 19th century, the round rawhide form painted on the front with symbolic designs in red, yellow ochre, black, and green pigments, red cloth attachment, (hide loss), dia. 22 in.
Estimate $12,000-16,000

Keywords

Southern Plains Painted Buffalo Hide Shield, Biological pigment, Comanche Campaign, Kiowa, Native American tribes, Ochre, Plains tribes

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