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War Shirt

Crow
Northern Plains

ca. 1870

hide, porcupine quills, commercial wool

height: 61"
width: 33"

Inventory # P1879

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PROVENANCE

Collected from the Crow (reportedly Chief Plenty Coups) by Augustus Ruffner Keller, Federal soldier and Crow Indian Agent 1862-1881, then by descent to grandson Daniel Keller.

RELATED EXAMPLES

The Masco Collection, Detroit, MI, No. 8308010 - See: Splendid Heritage, The Wheelwright Museum, 1995, pg. 23

Also: Akicita, Early Plains and Woodlands Indian Art From the Collection of Alexander Acevedo, The Southwestern Museum, Los Angeles, 1983, fig. 7

Time of Gathering, Wright, University of Washington Press, 1991, pl. 8

Sotheby's, New York, May 21, 1996, lot 168