These <137>native<137> tanned leather gauntlets made circa 1890 by a Sioux-Métis artist in North or South Dakota demonstrate the excellence of Plains pictographic beadwork from this period.
These <137>native<137> tanned leather gauntlets made circa 1890 by a Sioux-Métis artist in North or South Dakota demonstrate the excellence of Plains pictographic beadwork from this period. The Hirschfield Family Collection, Courtesy of Berte and Alan Hirschfield.
These <137>native<137> tanned leather gauntlets made circa 1890 by a Sioux-Métis artist in North or South Dakota demonstrate the excellence of Plains pictographic beadwork from this period. The Hirschfield Family Collection, Courtesy of Berte and Alan Hirschfield.

‘Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky’ illumines an exhibit of powerful art

September 13, 2014 07:00 AM