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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Salish 189
Descriptions
hide 1074 horsehair 91 tin cones 81 muslin 89 Beads 2617 brass 1442 seed 1420 bugle 11 Tradecloth 225
Names
horse chest decoration 11
Subjects
floral 651 squares 40
Dimensions:
L: 56 in, width: 17.5 in
Credit Line:
Simplot collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Remarks:
Transportation, Land Transportation. Chest decoration of red trade cloth on the face and muslin backing, with brass and gold bugle beads outlining every section. Center section is covered entirely with a white seed bead ground and three large royal blue flowers on either side, green with red squares down the center. Both uprights have four large royal blue seed bead flowers with green and gold stems. Tin cones with red horsehair and brass bells adorn the bottom. Hide ties are at the top of each upright.
Accession Number:
NA.403.198

Not currently on display


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