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Northern Plains, Sioux
glass beads, cotton thread, sinew, Cotton cloth, hair stuffing, tanned hide, cotton twine, commercially tanned hide
pad saddle
ca. 1900
L: 21.25 in, width: 29 in, H: 2.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. F.W. Watrous. The Colonel John F. Guilfoyle, U.S. Cavalry West Point 1877, Collection of American Indian Material.
Transportation: Land Transportation. Leather with two metal loops for cinch strap. Edges bound with red cloth which has deteriorated, floral head decoration on each corner in pink, yellow, blue, green and red on white ground; design for one end and a different one for the other. Flaps hang off each corner, bead floral decoration on canvas backing in blue, green, pink, red and yellow on white ground. Flaps have blue wool cloth edging with white beads; one blue piece has been added recently, fringe on each flap is white, green; brown transparent beads with red yarn ends.

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