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Plains Indian Museum

Salish 189 Plateau 318
tanned hide 570 oil cloth 10 tacks 95 brass bells 43 wool cloth 199 glass beads 689 brass 1442 native 2
horse collar 3
floral 651
ca. 1900
L: 33.25 in, width: 20.5 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection; Gift of J.R. Simplot
Transportation, Land Transportation. Horse collar of floral patterned beadwork on navy blue, wool felt background with red wool felt and red wool material along edges with single row of white beadwork along borders. 4 leather strings attached to corners of both sides ends and tied together. 80 metal bells (the smaller ones are painted) are attached along all borders. Approximately 3 are missing. Flat brass tacks along bottom of front and five bells with one missing. Vinyl backing. Beadwork colors include white, pinks, light blue, green and red.
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As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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