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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Ojibwa 7 Plains Cree 9 Plains 566
Descriptions
yarn 210 Cotton cloth 154 hair 424 silk ribbon 38 paper 704 cloth 876 wool cloth 199 tanned hide 570 cotton thread 354 glass beads 689
Names
pad saddle 11
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
L: 12 in, width: 8.5 x 20.75 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:
Tanned hide, stuff with hair, edged all along perimeter seams with red wool cloth. Embroidered with glass seed beads on four (4) oval hide patches on each corner, edged in red wool cloth. White background with medium blue and rose translucent floral patterns, with green leaves and dark blue stems. And dark blue, translucent pink and translucent green. Designs on two front and two rear corners are alike. Corner flaps are cotton cloth based with overlays of blue cloth, edged in red silk ribbon and white or clear beads. White beads are also inset of crossover pattern in the blue fabric. Center of each flap is floral design panel similar colors to corner patches. Designs on two front and two rear patches are alike. Burgundy and green yarn tassels hang from each flap. Back of one flap is old magazine paper mentioning "Russian" and has man's shoes and heavy coat, other backing appears to be brown heavy stock paper.
Accession Number:
NA.403.244

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