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1.69.2062
pack saddle | leather | stee...
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1.69.2062 | ca. 1905 | width: 11.625 in, L: 18 in, H: 11.125 in | Mary Jester Allen Collection | Branded front and rear: TE | Single rigged wooden pack saddle; front and view `A' forks; lined with orange dyed sheepskin; leather straps, 2 steel rings | 1.69.2062.jpg | pack saddle | leather | steel | sheepskin | wood

NA.403.158
Northern Plains | pack saddl...
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NA.403.158 | ca. 1880 | L: 19.5 in, width: 11 in, H: 7.5 in | Gift of Irving H. "Larry" Larom Estate. | Transportation: Land Transportation. Wooden tree covered with raw cow hide, some fur attached; pointed horns. | NA.403.158.JPG | na.403.158.jpg | pack saddle | cow | hide | horns | wooden | raw | some fur attached | tree | Northern Plains

NA.507.82G
Esther Bull Weasel | Crow | ...
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NA.507.82G | ca. 1910 | The Crow Indian Collection of Dr. William and Anna Petzoldt, gift of Genevieve Petzoldt Fitzgerald | Ritual and Recreation: Toys. Rawhide pack saddle with parfleche attached. | NA.507.82A-Y.JPG | na.507.82g.jpg | pack saddle | rawhide | Esther Bull Weasel | Crow

NA.403.292
Plains | stirrups | pack sad...
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NA.403.292 | ca. 1870 | L: 18.5 in, width: 4.5 in, H: 12.25 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Two (2) shaped antlers, attached to front and rear of two wooden side slats. Rawhide, stretched while wet around the frame, sewn with sinew, holds pieces together. Piece of rawhide runs horizontally across saddle frame attached to pommel and to cantle over the extra horn and attached with wooden peg on other end. Two holes burned at each end of side slats for rawhide rigging (not attached). Stirrups (2) attached with tanned bison hide strips. Stirrups are wooden frame, wrapped in wet rawhide and stretched over the frame and sewn with, extra thick stitches on the bottom. Extra strapping (bundled) of same material as attached to stirrups. Cinch is broken in two pieces. | NA.403.292.v1.jpg | NA.403.292.jpg | stirrups | pack saddle | cinch | straps | sinew | wood | tanned bison hide | antler | rawhide | Plains

NA.403.228
Plains | pack saddle | wood ...
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NA.403.228 | 19th century | L: 17 in, H: 8.25 in, album width: 15 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Two rounded pieces of bone (?) attached to front and rear of two wooden side slats by means of thick-knotted sinew and rawhide, appears to be buffalo. Two holes at each 4 corners has a rawhide strap attached with hide string. On either side, the rawhide straps are connected by a circular metal ring. Underneath wood slats on either side is a large sheet of rawhide sewn on with hide through two holes at each end. One hide strap appears to be a contemporary replacement with commercial hide. 2 of the hide strings are also contemporary commercial hide restorations. | na.403.228.jpg | pack saddle | wood | hide | bone | sinew | metal | Plains

NA.403.280
stirrups | pack saddle | tan...
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NA.403.280 | saddle height: 13.5 in, saddle length: 15.5 in, saddle width: 11 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Pack saddle and stirrups made of wood covered with rawhide. Stirrups attached to saddle with a strap made of tanned hide. | NA.403.280.jpg | stirrups | pack saddle | tanned hide | tacks | rawhide | wood | thread

NA.403.160
Northern Plains | pack saddl...
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NA.403.160 | ca. 1880 | L: 18.5 in, width: 10.75 in, H: 7 in | Transportation: Land Transportation. Wood and bone tree covered with rawhide. | NA.403.160.JPG | na.403.160.jpg | pack saddle | bone | rawhide | tree | wood | Northern Plains

NA.403.103
pack saddle | leather | tool...
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NA.403.103 | L: 19.375 in, width: 11.875 in, H: 7.625 in | Gift of Irving H. "Larry" Larom Estate | Transportation: Land Transportation. Wooden frame covered with rawhide. Tooled leather and cloth cinch strap. | NA.403.103.JPG | na.403.103.jpg | pack saddle | leather | tooled | cloth | wooden | cinch | frame | rawhide

NA.403.279
Plains | pack saddle | anima...
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NA.403.279 | ca. 1870 | saddle height: 9 in, saddle length: 16.5 in, saddle width: 11.5 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Pack saddle made of wood and animal bone/horn covered with rawhide | NA.403.279.jpg | pack saddle | animal horn | rawhide | wood | thread | pigment | tanned hide | Plains