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Fort Reno Ledger Drawing / Unknown

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Tall Red Bird and a woman dance near a tipi decorated in beaded or quill work medallions and other decorations. The man, with his forehead painted, wears a roach with an eagle feather, cloth shirt and pants with garters, and beaded moccasins. The woman is wrapped in a striped blanket or shawl. Both wear hair pipe chokers.

From the article: Preserving History in the Southern Plains: Cheyenne and Arapaho Ledger Drawings from Fort Reno, Plains Indian Art, Created in Community.
Emma I. Hansen, Curator Emerita and Senior Scholar for the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 2016.

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Title(s): 
Fort Reno Ledger Drawing
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Arapaho, Cheyenne
Date: 
1887
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 (L) × 7 1/2 in. (W) (31.8 × 19.1 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4526.11.60
Department: 
Not On View

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