Horse Hair Rope: Horses weren't only viewed as transportation, but also as a source for needed materials. Making rope from the horse's hair decreased the need to purchase rope at trading posts.
|Sioux 990 South Dakota 248|
|knotted 2 braided 95 dark brown 54 hair 424 horse 292|
|Diameter: .417 in|
|Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss|
|Transportation: Land Transportation. Braided horse? hair; dark brown, knotted at one end; broken and tied together near one end.|