Plains Indian Ledger Art: Coe-Cheyenne Ledger - Facing couple standing in blanket; rubbing from facing page | Couple & glyph; women's head emerging from tipi - glyph; rubbing from facing page
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Coe-Cheyenne Ledger

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Facing couple standing in blanket; rubbing from facing page | Couple & glyph; women's head emerging from tipi - glyph; rubbing from facing page
ARTIST
Southern Cheyenne, Darlington Agency, Indian Territory, circa 1885 -86
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Document Info

Page No. 16-17
Media: Pencil and colored pencil
Dimensions: Small commercial notebook: 8.25 x 4.825 inches - cover, 5.625 x 4.75 inches - pages inches

Tribe

Cheyenne - Southern

Custodian

Ralph T. Coe Foundation, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Provenance

Ralph T. Coe Foundation, Coe-Cheyenne Ledger (NA 1154); Brant Mackley Gallery, Hummelstown, PA; Southern Cheyenne, Darlington Agency, Indian Territory ...More

Keywords

arrows, courting, dress, soldiers, horse, tipi, women, Southern Cheyenne, eagle

Ethnographic Notes


Right Side: A second date with Black-painted Woman. Since black was the Cheyenne color of victory, the intended meaning of the name was "Victorious Woman". Her mother---issuing unwanted directives from the tipi doorway---we know was Bear Woman, whose name
glyph appears on Page 56.

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