Gold Deer Skin Shoshone Indian War Shirt 71x40" (ws11)
This is an authentic decorative Native American war shirt, handcrafted by the famous Shoshone Indians of Wyoming. This buckskin leather war shirt represents a rich Indian culture with great detail. Made with real deer skin leather, this rustic shirt is intended as a southwestern style wall hanging and is not created for wearing. Intricately hand stitched, this war shirt has great eye appeal.
American Indian war shirts were originally made using items found in battle. Rough cut leather gives this shirt its warm look and feel of rich quality. Leather fringe adds to the rustic look of this war shirt and looks fantastic. This shirt also includes a bone hair pipe breast plate and medicine wheels with the four directions of earth.
Traditionally, war shirts were earned by warriors for their performance and bravery in battle. Many times pieces taken from the battle were used in the design such as brass cartridges, pieces of cloth or even a flag or banner. It is possible that an outstanding warrior would own several war shirts. Each shirt would be unique to the wearer and would be decorated accordingly. Horse hair or fringe is almost always included, representing the wind to help move the warrior swiftly.
This war shirt is a work of art and comes ready to hang with an included wall hanging bar. Native American war shirts make perfect rustic wall decor for southwest style, cabin or western home decorating. Actual warrior shirt is shown, measures 71" wide, 40"tall.
Authentic Native American, Tribe: Shoshone