Deer Skin Double Beaded War Shirt -Tigua (ws20)
This is an authentic Native American war shirt, handcrafted by an American Indian artist. This decorative gold deer skin leather war shirt represents a rich part of Indian history with great attention to detail. It is designed as a rustic southwestern style wall hanging. Made with hand stitching, this is an exquisite piece with great eye appeal.
American Indian war shirts are traditionally made using natural materials and items collected during battle. Rich deer skin leather gives this shirt its rich warm look and the intricate hand bead work doubled band will add a feel of quality to any wall in your home or cabin. Heavy leather fringe, painstakingly twisted, adds to the rustic look of this warrior shirt for beauty and value. This is a high quality war shirt that looks awesome hanging on the wall. This shirt also includes a real bone breast plate as seen in the picture.
Traditionally, war shirts were earned by warriors for for their performance and bravery in battle. Often pieces taken from the battle were used in the design. It is possible that an outstanding warrior would own several war shirts. Each shirt would be unique to the wearer and decorated accordingly. Horse hair or leather fringe is almost always included, representing the wind to help the warrior move swiftly.
This war shirt is a work of art and comes ready to hang with an included red wool wrapped wall hanger. Native American war shirts make perfect rustic wall decor for southwest style and western home decorating. Measures 67" wide, 40" tall.
Authentic Native American, Manny Silvas, Tribe: Tigua