Walter Bone Shirt Attributed, Sioux Pictographic Calf Hide

calf hide painted with a variety of scenes; central image is of a warrior on a wounded horse and an outline of a hand; smaller designs include thunderbird, horse tracks, buffalo tracks, man with rifle, pipe bowl, and arrows, length 21 in.; mounted on cotton, 27 in. x 22 in.
late 19th century

For comparable work of Walter Bone Shirt's mounted warrior on a wounded horse, see Art of the American Indian Frontier The Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Detroit Institute of Arts (1992:292).
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000


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