Native American artist Jim Little Wounded uses his artistic skills to create a shield that honors the Buffalo and the spirit of the Buffalo.
Jim uses soft deer leather for the cover, he paints the cover with acrylic paints. He adds a strip of beadwork and a quilled medicine wheel that features leather dangles with glass beads and metal bells. The edge of one side of the shield is finished with a leather drop, Jim hangs imitation feathers from this drop. Jim puts the leather cover over a rawhide disc. He finishes the decoration of the shield with a 3 dimensional glass beaded buffalo amulet. The piece is signed by the artist.
Length 35 | Width 21 1/2 inches
Length 88.9 | Width 54.6 cm
Length is measured from the top of the shield to the bottom of the leather fringe.
*Note: All measurements are approximate.
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