Plains Pictorial Painted Hide Shield composed of finely tanned hide stretched around a circular wood hoop and secured on the reverse with drawstring construction, painted on the front with a concentric rectangle in red and black pigments, enclosing a stylized buffalo head against a yellow ground. diameter 16 1/4 in. Cf. Mauer, 1993, p. 38 for a similar shield identified as Teton Lakota from the collection of the NMAI, Smithsonian Institution. Sotheby's. AMERICAN INDIAN ART 8 May 2006. NY.