• Culture/People:

    Hunkpapa Lakota [Standing Rock]

  • Object name:

    Paintbrush

  • Date created:

    circa 1880

  • Place:

    Cannon Ball, Standing Rock Reservation; Sioux County; North Dakota; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Buffalo bone, pigment/pigments

  • Techniques:

    Ground

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected circa 1920 by Margaret R. Elliott (1887-1976) while working as a nurse in Cannon Ball, South Dakota; purchased by MAI from Miss Elliott in 1963.

  • Dimensions:

    8 x 4 x 2 cm

  • Catalog number:

    23/2985

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Lakota exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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