Item Number: FCSHIE70
Tribe: Santo Domingo
Materials: Rawhide, pigments, buckskin
Description: This shield is half an inch thick in places and would certainly stop an arrow and maybe a bullet if struck at an angle. It has been painted several times over it's long life. The shield is held by a shoulder strap of buckskin.
Dimensions: 18 inches
Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, p-179
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