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Dewey, Marcus, Thermopolis, Wyoming, Northern Arapaho
metal, wool cloth, deer hide, brass tacks, glass beads
McClellan saddle, saddle
triangles, buffalo calf, buffalo
H: 31 in, width: 19.5 in, L: 13.5 in
Credit Line:
Museum purchase with funds provided by the Pilot Foundation
Transportation, Land Transportation. Beaded saddle with leather stirrups. Entire seat of saddle is beaded with a mirror design of a buffalo and calf standing beside each other; white beaded background, blue trim around exterior; back and front of seat are trimmed in blue wool and red tradecloth with strips at the end, held down with round brass tacks. Design in white background of 2 red triangles trimmed in blue facing each other. Metal rings at front for leather stirrup straps. Stirrups have a beaded design only around the front, the rest is leather. Design of red, blue, yellow and white rings, at bottom is a white panel with a red and blue triangle buffalo is brown, yellow and blue, calf is yellow with blue trim.

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