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A circular buffalo hide war shield painted with a pair of curving horns | Donald Ellis Gallery

War Shield

Rio Grande Pueblo
New Mexico

ca. 1840

buffalo hide, paint

width: 22"

Inventory # S3408

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RELATED EXAMPLES

Wright, Barton. Pueblo Shields From the Fred Harvey Arts Collection. Flagstaff: Northlands Press, 1976, figs. 36, 42 and 44

PUBLISHED

Brasser, Ted. J. Native American Clothing: An Illustrated History. Toronto: Firefly Books, 2009, pg. 191