Dance Shield (Al Lan Nai)
Arts of the Americas
Hide, pigment, wool, feathers, cotton string
37 x 29 x 4 in. (94 x 73.7 x 10.2 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 (Al Lan Nai), 1903. Hide, pigment, wool, feathers, cotton string, 37 x 29 x 4 in. (94 x 73.7 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.3505. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 03.325.3505_transp6360.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 blue sun with light red stars and the other (03.325.3504) has a pale red sun with light blue stars.
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