A Sioux Robe (Facsimile)

A Sioux Robe (Facsimile)
Title
A Sioux Robe (Facsimile)
Date 
1866-68
Medium 
Graphite and black ink on prepared card
Dimensions 
Overall: 18 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. ( 46.7 x 61.3 cm )
Description 
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: Catlin's reproduction of the markings on a Sioux warrior's buffalo skin robe; a single battle scene is portrayed on this robe studded with tassles: women and children stand to the side watching a horrific scene of men attacking a being attacked with rifles, spears, knives and bows and arrows while others scalp the fallen and hold scalps up in victory
Credit Line 
Purchased by the Society
Object Number 
1872.23.198
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at upper center in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 198. / A Sioux Robe. (fac-simile)"
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group