Item Number: FCSHIE78
Tribe: Santo Domingo
Materials: Rawhide, hair, pigments, buckskin
Description: Large rawhide shield painted with mysterious designs in red, black, yellow, white and green. A hank of yellow horse tail hangs near the center and heavy buckskin thongs decorate each side of the center. A pair of yellow mountain lions are facing the circular figure. The back is decorated with three incised geometric designs and a painted white mountain lion.
Dimensions: 21.5 inches
Collected by Fred Harvey
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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