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A circular buffalo hide shield painted with celestial motifs and a water serpent | Donald Ellis Gallery


Rio Grande Pueblo
Tesuque Pueblo, New Mexico

ca. 1830-40

buffalo hide, paint

width: 21"

Inventory # CS4315-174

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Enduring Visions 1000 Years of Southwestern Indian Art, Holstein and Erdman, Aspen Center For the Visual Arts, 1979, pl. 22
Prehistoric Warfare in the American Southwest, LeBlanc, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 1999, fig. 3.8
Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, 2006, pg. 37

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