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Noon Meal after Peyote Meeting / Frank Knickerbocker

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Title(s): 
Noon Meal after Peyote Meeting
Creator(s): 
Frank Knickerbocker
Culture: 
Native American; Otoe-Missouria
Date: 
1940
Materials/Techniques: 
watercolor
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
02.103
Previous Number(s): 
0227.103; 39491
Department: 
Signed by hand in ink, "F. Knickerbocker 4-6 '40" in lower right on recto; Notes in the artist's hand; Inscribed by hand in pencil, "Back in 1940 while visiting some Otoe friends of mine I painted this picture. They had a Peyote meeting and I attended. Then while waiting for our noon meal I sketched what I saw and painted it later. They butchered and made ready a lot of corn as the main dishes. After dawn had come and we were out of the tepee they took it down and we eat under the arbor. Mr. & Mrs. Jim Pettit were the hosts. Being one fourth Otoe myself - I enjoyed this very much." in upper center on verso.
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