A Mandan Robe (Facsimile)
Graphite and black ink on prepared card
Overall: 18 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. ( 46.7 x 61.3 cm )
Inscribed at upper center in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 204. / A Mandan Robe. (fac-simile)"
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: Catlin's reproduction of the markings on a Mandan warrior's buffalo skin robe; a scene of a single battle involving mostly mounted warriors using spears, bows, and tomahawks as well as rifles or muskets
Purchased by the Society
The artist's collection; Francis Putnam Catlin, the artist's brother, serving as agent to George Henry Moore, acting on behalf of N-YHS
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.