Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCSHIE77

Category: Shield

Region: Pueblo

Tribe: Jemez

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Rawhide, pigments, brass, feathers, buckskin

Description: Large painted shield that is completely covered on the front with yellow pigments and on the back with red pigments. Green, red, and white circles are placed on a black bar across the front. Parrot feathers are tied on the left and hawk bells hang from buckskin thongs on the right.

Dimensions: 18 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, p-178

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