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Five Powder Horns: Two Zuni, Two Paiute, and a Comanche (I-4), with Six Printed Portraits of Indian Men, and a Portrait of a Zuni Chief

Object Number: 
1907.36.388
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Gouache, watercolor, brown and gray ink and wash, collage, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 14 13/16 in. ( 33 x 37.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower left: Rufus A. Grider / of Canajoharie N.Y. /Dec. 30 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle left below horn in white gouache: "Rufus A. Grider / of Canajoharie N.Y. Dec. 30 1890."; inscribed at lower center below vignette in brown ink: "PA-LO-WAH-TI-WA / Governor of ZUNI. 1882. / The above five horns / are deposited in the / Nl. Museum at Washington."; each horn labeled in white gouache with tribe, collector, and catalogue number
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group