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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet); used by the Apsáalooke (Crow) and the Salish (Flathead)  Search this
Collector:
William Wildschut (Willem Wildschut), Non-Indian, 1883-1955  Search this
Previous owner:
Young Bosom, Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Object Name:
Shield
Media/Materials:
Buffalo rawhide, hide, eagle feather/feathers, porcupine quills, horsehair, wool felt, wool cloth, sinew, thread, ermine skin/fur, paint, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Perforated, stitched, wrapped, tied, painted, quill-wrapped (flat)
Dimensions:
5 x 54 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Place:
Montana or Alberta; USA, Canada (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1875
Collection History:
Formerly owned by Young Bosom (Blackfeet) and given to an Apsáalooke (Crow) man who gave it to a Salish (Flathead) man; collected in 1926 on the Jocko Reservation, Montana, by anthropologist William (Willem) Wildschut (1883-1955) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.
Catalog Number:
14/5956
Barcode:
145956.001
See related items:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)
Salish (Flathead)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_156739