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Plains Indian Museum

Sioux 990 Plains 566
tanned hide 570 hair stuffing 2 Cotton cloth 154 cotton twine 51 commercially tanned hide 7 glass beads 689 cotton thread 354 sinew 620
pad saddle 11
ca. 1900
L: 17.5 in, width: 10.25 in, H: 2 in
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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
Child's pad saddle, elongated U-shaped, stuffed with hair, fully beaded on the two ends and the four flaps. Set on dark blue (faded) cloth, beaded with white background, edged in yellow, with 5 geometric shapes on each side in blue, red, green and yellow. Flaps have 12" lighter colored fringe, set on blue cloth fully beaded white background, with diagonal lines and chevrons in blue and red. The second pair of flaps are same diagonal lines, but have diamond and bar pattern with blue, green and red beads set on white background. Larger and multicolored, single beads set at top of each strand of fringe.
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