Dance shield

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Specimen Count
2
This is a light weight dance shield with a muslin cover, not a war shield as originally cataloged. The central figure probably represents a buffalo rather than a cow as the card says.
Record Last Modified
8 Aug 2018
Topic
Ethnology
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Collector
Maj. James M. Bell
Diameter
47cm
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Place
Fort Buford, Williams County, North Dakota, United States, North America
Object Type
Shield
USNM Number
EL66-0
Culture
Sioux