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A Sioux Robe (Facsimile)

Title:
A Sioux Robe (Facsimile)
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Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper center in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 194. / A Sioux Robe. (fac-simile)"
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54 220
Date: 
1866-68
Medium: 
Graphite and black ink on prepared card
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. ( 46.7 x 61.3 cm )
Date End: 
1 868
Description: 
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: Catlin's reproduction of the markings on a Sioux warrior's buffalo skin robe; one section of the image shows buffalos mating, two long pipes decorated with stylized sunbursts and feathers, and flanked on each side by five rifles or muskets while the other section shows patterns of wavy dashes studded with tassles.
Credit Line: 
Purchased by the Society
Object Number: 
1872.23.194
Provenance: 
The artist's collection; Francis Putnam Catlin, the artist's brother, serving as agent to George Henry Moore, acting on behalf of N-YHS
Date Begin: 
1866
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group