Tipi Liner Depicting Cehupa's (Jaw) Exploits

Hunkpapa Lakota
Lakota (Teton Sioux)


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about 1910

Muslin, paint, porcupine quills, rawhide, Native tanned hide, cotton cloth, tin cones, dye, wool yarn, ink, string, thread

Overall: 34 13/16 × 147 1/4 in. (88.5 × 374 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund



Place Made: Standing Rock, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Course History

NAS 30.2, ARTH 16, Plains Ledger Drawings and Their Complexities, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Hightlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. p. 34 and 109 and 20 and p. 165, no. 113.


Reportedly collected at Fort Yates, South Dakota between 1885-1900 by Dr. Edwin Smith [contract doctor with the U.S. Indian Service]; by descent in the Smith Family; Paul Raczka, Sun Valley, Idaho; Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1987-1988; Richard and Nedra Matteucci [private collection], Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1988; sold to present collection, 2009.

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