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Shield cover

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 cover
Media/Materials:
Buffalo hide/skin, hide thong/babiche, kaolin clay
Techniques:
Perforated, laced
Dimensions:
54 x 50 x 11 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Place:
Montana or Alberta; USA, Canada (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1875
Catalog Number:
14/5956
Barcode:
145956.000
See related items:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)
Salish (Flathead)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_156738
Additional Online Media:

Shield

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
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
Additional Online Media:

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