Rifle cover fragment

Quiver (ornament for a quiver?)

Native American, Crow
1880s


Object Place: Montana?, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 15.5 x 1.5 cm (9 1/16 x 6 1/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.93

Medium or Technique

Buckskin and beadwork

On View

Bernard and Barbara Stern Shapiro Gallery (Gallery 231)

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Buckskin, ornamented with a geometric design worked with strings of yellow, red, blue, and white beads. Joined by red wool and bordered with a band of red wool edged with white beads.

Provenance

About 1884/1885, acquired in Wyoming by Rev. Herbert Elijah Probert (b. 1856 - d. 1913), Damariscotta, ME; 1887, gift of Herbert Probert to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 20, 1887)

NOTE: Rev. Probert served as the first Minister of Religion in the Wyoming Territory.

Credit Line

Gift of Reverend Herbert Probert