Pictorial Buffalo Robe

Sioux, Plains

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about 1870

Buffalo hide, paint, ink, sinew

Overall: 118 1/8 in. (300 cm)

Overall: 86 x 102 3/8 in. (218.5 x 260 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Florence and Lansing Porter Moore 1937 Fund

2009.13

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

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

Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, Summer 1991, p. 35.

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. on p. 109 and p. 165, no. 111.

Provenance

Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico; 1991; Sotheby's American Indian Art, includiing Property from the Collection of Frieda and Milton Rosenthal, Sale 8544, lot 22, May 20, 2009, New York; sold to present collection, 2009.

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