Untitled (Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Elk Society Warriors), page number 163, from the "Arrow's Elk Society Ledger"; Untitled (Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) Elk Society Warriors), page number 164, from the "Arrow's Elk Society Ledger"
Unknown artist ("Arrow" Ledger), Southern Tsistsistas / American, active late 19th century
Southern Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Graphite and colored pencil on laid ledger paper
Sheet (Irreg.): 6 1/8 × 14 13/16 in. (15.5 × 37.7 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund
Place Made: United States, North America
Native American: Plains
Not on view
Preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper right [proper left]: 164; reverse: preprinted ledger page number, in blue ink, upper left [proper right]: 163 [drawing 2008.71.1]
Possibly exhibited Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Summer 1999.
Mike Cowdrey, Arrow's Elk Society Ledger: A Southern Cheyenne Record Of The 1870's, Santa Fe: Morning Star Gallery, 1999, pp. 216-220, no.164, ill., p.217.
Plains Indian Ledger Art Project, ed. Ross Frank, 2005, University of California San Diego, 22 January 2009
Colin G. Calloway, Editor, Ledger Narratives, The Plains Indian Drawings of the Lansburgh Collection at Dartmouth College, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press (published in cooperation with the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire), 2012, p. 77, plate 33.
The Arrow's Elk Society Ledger Book was collected by Sallie C. Maffet, Darlington Agency, the Agency of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Reservation, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), 1882; in the collection of the Maffet family by descent; sold at Sotheby's, New York, 1997; sold to Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico; [pages removed from the book, Summer 1999]; sold to present collection, 2008.
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