Horse Chest Decoration: Horses quickly became very important and almost necessary for some tribes once they were introduced, especially plains tribes. For many Native cultures, decorating something was a way to honor and represent importance.
|Blackfeet 183 Northern Plains 1866|
|blue 690 green 634 Beads 2617 orange 203 black 554 canvas 234 seed 1420 White 769|
|horse chest decoration 11|
|Diamond 223 triangles 289|
|width: 21.375 in|
|Transportation: Land Transportation. Cresent shaped, canvas backed. Center diamond in orange, blue and green design in between two black, orange and green triangles. Two orange and blue triangles on each side. Pattern is on a white ground.|