Arapaho painted back rest with poles. An exceptional classic Native American back rest with great paint, patina and details. Original paint on both the back rest and the carved poles. The back rest is decorated with corn husk drops and a green pigment covered hide strip with beadwork and tin cones. 51”H with wood tapering from 18” to 40”, poles 69”.
PERIOD: Late 19th Century
ORIGIN: Great Plains - Arapaho, Native American
SIZE: 51”H with wood tapering from 18” to 40”, poles 69”