Taylor Collection of Native American ethnography by Unknown Artist

Collection includes pouches, embroidered moccasins, mittens, snow goggles, snowshoes, carvings, boxes, beaded bags, quillwork fans, leggings and a large model birch bark canoe.


Details

Medium:
Various including: buck skin; seal skin; birch bark; quill work; moose hair; bone; ivory; feathers
Dimensions:
Various
Art Fund grant:
£10,167 ( Total: £40,669)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Dr Colin Taylor

The most important item is a historic golden eagle feather war bonnet worn by the Sioux Indian Cinte Mazza or Iron Tail (1847 - 1916) who rode with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.

Provenance

Dr Colin Taylor.

Venue details

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery Bohemia Road, HASTINGS East Sussex TN34 1ET 01424 451 052 www.hmag.org.uk

Entry details

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