Item Number: FCGUN1331
Tribe: Tesuque Pueblo
Period: 1875-1900 - 1884
Materials: Wood, steel
Description: 1866 model, 44 caliber rimfire, saddle ring carbine, serial No.163621. The replaced buttstock is oak and the comb was carved to insinuate a lizard or snake.
Dimensions: Length 39.5 inches
Collected at Tesuque Pueblo in the 1920's
Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 31.
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