Dance Shield (A Lan Nai)
Arts of the Americas
Hide, pigment, wool, feathers, cotton string
34 1/2 x 30 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (87.6 x 77.5 x 5.7 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
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Jasha-a (She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo), Native American). Dance Shield (A Lan Nai), 1903. Hide, pigment, wool, feathers, cotton string, 34 1/2 x 30 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (87.6 x 77.5 x 5.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.3504. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 03.325.3504_transp6361.jpg)
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The object, a dance shield, is one of a pair commissioned by Culin for the Museum. The difference between the two is that this shield has a painted, pale red sun with light blue stars and the other (03.325.3505) has a pale blue sun with light red stars.
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