Bone Knife

Daniel Red Buffalo, Lakota / American, 1882 - 1966
Lakota (Teton Sioux)


about 1956

Bison bone

Overall: 9 7/16 × 2 3/4 × 1 7/8 in. (24 × 7 × 4.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Rosebud Indian Reservation, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Processing

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Course History

Art History 38.04, Food and Art: Global History, Nicola Camerlenghi, Spring 2023

Exhibition History

Montshire: Educational Program, Montshire Museum of Science, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 4-December 5, 1988.


Made by Daniel Red Buffalo (1882/1885-unknown); Sioux Indian Exhibit and Craft Center, Hally Park, Rapid City, South Dakota; sold to present collection, July 31, 1956.

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