Smoked Brain Tanned Deer Hide.
This hide is fairly old and has a few stains on it.
This hide at one stage was sewn onto something and is now loose and would look really awesome on a frame.
It has been hand painted,each symbol has special meaning.
Brain tanning was the traditional way to tan a hide.
The beadwork on this skin has also been hand done.
The beadwork and the artwork is signed by "Mahto Sica"Wicket Bear,of the Sioux Nation.