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Powder Horn: The Sitting Bull (I-1), with Printed Vignette Portraits of Chief Black Hawk, Chief Joseph, Sitting Bull, and Chief Arkikita Surrounded by Native Implements

Object Number: 
1907.36.385
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, collage, brown ink and wash, graphite, and gold and copper metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 15/16 x 15 1/16 in. ( 30.3 x 38.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y./ 1891
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. / 1891"; inscribed at middle right: "The / SITTING / BULL / Powder Horn...", followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group