robe, buffalo

robe, buffalo

1870s
Artist
Roan Eagle, Oglala
Uncertain
Culture
Cheyenne
robe, buffalo
Funds from Anne Evans
1931.28

Roan Eagle (Cheyenne, active late 1800s), Buffalo Robe, 1870s. Painted buffalo hide, porcupine quills, deer hoofs, horse hair, wool, and metal cones; 56 x 83 in. Denver Art Museum: Funds from Anne Evans, 1931.28

Dimensions
length: 66 in, 167.6400 cm; width: 54 in, 137.1600 cm; length: 83 in, 210.8200 cm; width: 56 in, 142.2400 cm
Department
Native Arts
Collection
Indigenous Arts of North America
Known Provenance
Collected by Alivin B. Daniels Jr.’s father, before 1916; Alivin B. Daniels Jr., before 1916; Inez E. Richards and Mrs. Jarvis Richards, 1916-1921; Kennedy, 1921; Dr. A. C. Delwarte, 1921-1931; Denver Art Museum, 1931.
Exhibition History
  • “Stampede: Animals in Art” — Denver Art Museum, 9/10/2017