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Rawhide parfleche visor showing two carefully incised horse figures - Donald Ellis Gallery
Rawhide parfleche visor painted with abstract red, green, blue and yellow designs - Donald Ellis Gallery

Parfleche Visor

Crow
Northern Plains

ca. 1850

incised rawhide, pigments

height: 17"
width: 12 ½"

Inventory # P4100

Sold

acquired by the Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO


Provenance

Collected at Fort C. F. Smith, Montana, in the 1860's
Richard A. Pohrt Sr., Flint, MI

Published

Feder, Norman. American Indian Art. New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc., 1973.
Torrence, Gaylord. The American Indian Parfleche: A Tradition of Abstract Painting. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994, pg. 197 and pl. 87