Native American

Man's Shirt, c 1850
North Dakota
MAN'S SHIRT, ca. 1850
leather, porcupine quills, glass beads, feathers
Donor unknown

The Arts of Native Americans is one of the two segments of the Arts of the Americas collections of the Snite Museum of Art. It includes materials dated to before and after contact with travelers and settlers from Europe and Africa. Highlights are early nineteenth-century Plains Indian painted war records and costumes. Also featured are Mimbres and Anasazi painted ceramics from the prehistoric Southwest.

View a catalog of an exhibition of Native American art at Snite Father Lindesmith Part 1 (7.37 MB PDF) and Snite Father Lindesmith Part 2 (9.57 MB PDF)