Shield,

Plains Indian, 1880s

leather, metal, eagle feathers, pigments and wool, 31 x 17 3/4 inches

Private collection

Photo: Tony Walsh

 

American Indian artifacts typical of those illustrated in Farny's paintings compliment the display, including two Plains Indian Shields that Farny once owned.

 

Return to The Vanishing Frontier: Henry F. Farny, 1847-1916

Photos and text courtesy of Taft Museum.


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