Thomas Jefferson peace medal (dated 1801) with quilled attachments

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Collection History
Formerly owned by Arapaho chief Powder Face (ca. 1830-ca. 1886); transferred to his nephew Cleaver Warden (Southern Arapaho, ca. 1867-ca. 1935, living in Darlington, Oklahoma); purchased from Warden by an unknown party at an unknown date; in the collection of the Philbrook Art Center until 1968 when it was exchanged with MAI.
National Museum of the American Indian
Subject
President Thomas Jefferson, Non-Indian, 1743-1826
Media/Materials
Bronze medal, hide, porcupine quills, feather/feathers, dye/dyes, metal cones
Techniques
Struck/minted, quill-wrapped (flat), dyed
Dimensions
36 x 17 x 2 cm
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place
Canadian County; Oklahoma; USA
Date Created
1801-1870
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Catalog Number
24/1965
Culture/People
Northern Inunaina (Arapaho); collected from the Southern Inunaina (Arapaho)