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Medicine Man with Horse
  • unknown Ka’igwu (Kiowa) maker
  • Medicine Man with Horse, 1890s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • ledger drawing
  • Object Height/Width: 18.1 x 29.3 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 1/8 x 11 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: Brosseau Learning Center, 318
  • 2013.0004
Label Text

A man, wearing a hat and long coat and holding a staff in his left hand, leads a spotted horse with his right hand. The horse has a blanket over its back.