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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Salish 189
Descriptions
silver plated 18 wool 622 Beads 2617 elk hide 8 bells 106 felt 201 brass 1442 canvas 234
Names
saddle bags (panels)
Subjects
Diamond 223
Date:
ca. 1930
Dimensions:
L: 114 in, width: 11.5 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection; Gift of J.R. Simplot
Remarks:
Transportation/Land Transportation. Elk hide saddle bag panels with canvas backing (white hand-tanned). Everything is pieced on the canvas backing. 52 whole and partial silver plated and brass bells. Applique stitched seed beads in royal blue, dark blue, turquoise and white. Diamond design. Outlined in black felt with serrated edge, outside of that is red wool. Long fringe at bottom. Stitching is done on sewing machine with white and thread. Fringe on side is short.
Accession Number:
NA.403.173

Not currently on display


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