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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Blackfeet 183 Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
sinew 620 hair 424 tanned moose hide 3 glass beads 689 bison hide 8
Names
pad saddle 11
Date:
ca. 1879
Dimensions:
L: 16.25 in, width: 10.75 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Plain, dark tanned hide, stuffed with hair, embellished onto the hide are four (4) beaded circles 3 ¾" dia. with glass seed beads, white outer circles with dark blue circle and giving the visual impression of being overlaid with four (4) white quarter circles and a white center. Sinew sewn. Double hide flaps in center on each side - possibly for straps or stirrups.
Accession Number:
NA.403.245

Not currently on display

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June 2014 - New Items
June 2014 - New Items - Curated by Seth Johnson


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