Chief Flat Iron—Sioux

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
1900
Catalogue Number
498
Medium
oil on board
Inscriptions

LR: J.H.SHARP. UL: CHIEF FLAT IRON - SIOUX

Dimensions
9 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.
Credit Line
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Accession Number
76-2005
Subjects
Chief, Sioux, bonnet, portrait

The artist: [?]; George Montgomery Trust; present owner by gift

Chief Flat Iron claimed to have taken part in the Battle of Little Big Horn and was a member of Buffalo Bill's Wild West traveling show. In this pose, Iron Tail is wearing the same shirt and bonnet as in # 576.  See that entry for a more complete discussion of the sitter.