Nimi'puu (Nez Perce)
collected January 1879
Wood, native-tanned hide dyed blue, and deer dew claws
Overall: 14 3/16 in. (36 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. William M. Leeds
Place Made: United States, North America
Native American: Plateau
Not on view
Probably acquired by William M. Leeds (1829-1886) during his time working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, about 1876-1879; to his wife, Catharine G. Lockwood Leeds (1825-1913), New York; given to present collection, about 1879-1888; catalogued, 1913.
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