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Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Cheyenne  Search this
Object Type:
Shield
Place:
United States, North America
Accession Date:
20 Mar 1931
Notes:
From card: "This shield also carries a label saying "Oklahoma Historical Society, Temple Houston Collection." This shield was made by White Horse shortly before his death. It consists of the shield and cover, the shield being undecorated. The cover carries a variety of designs which include birds, geometric figures, and a half-moon. These are colored in yellow, red, black and green. Attached by thongs to the edge of the cover are eagle's feathers and red shafted flicker feathers. ... Loaned to Cheyenne & Arapaho Mus. 10-3-78. returned 6-15-83".
See also E358367, said to have belonged to White Horse. Temple Lea Houston (1860 -1905), a pioneer attorney and politician, was the son of Sam Houston. Houston participated in the Oklahoma land run into the Cherokee Strip on September 16, 1893, and soon thereafter relocated his family and practice to the new town of Woodward, OK.
Record Last Modified:
21 Jun 2018
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E359062-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/352d7a0ae-1ba8-4649-a2d0-70b3a5fe2619
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8405715