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Horse mask

Culture/People
Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Previous owner
Dr. George Bird Grinnell, Non-Indian, 1849-1938
Rufus Fairchild Zogbaum (R.F. Zogbaum), Non-Indian, 1849-1925
Seller
Rufus Fairchild Zogbaum (R.F. Zogbaum), Non-Indian, 1849-1925
Date created
1840-1860
Object Type
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Object Name
Horse mask
Media/Materials
Deerhide/deerskin, porcupine quills, feather/feathers, dye/dyes
Techniques
Quilled (lane stitched)
Dimensions
52 x 59 cm
Catalog Number
1/4443
Barcode
014443.000
Collection History
Collected by anthropologist and naturalist George Bird Grinnell (1849-1938), probably between 1875 and 1900; transferred to Rufus F. Zogbaum (1849-1925, a Western artist) at an unknown date; purchased by George Heye from Rufus Zogbaum circa 1907.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Place
Montana; USA (inferred)