• Culture/People:

    Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)

  • Object name:

    Horse mask

  • Date created:

    circa 1860

  • Place:

    Montana; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, commercially tanned leather, wool cloth, owl feather/feathers, ermine skin/fur, glass pony beads, horsehair, buffalo horn, silk ribbon, wool twill tape, porcupine quills, sinew, cotton thread, dye/dyes

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, stitched, appliquéd, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, overlay beadwork, wrapped

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1920.

  • Dimensions:

    60.00 x 72.00 cm

  • Catalog number:

    9/9831

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Song for the Horse Nation" exhibit on the 3rd floor

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