Pictorial Buffalo Robe



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about 1870

Buffalo hide, paint, ink, sinew

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

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

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



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Course History

NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 2020

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.


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

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