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Plains Indian Museum

Great Lakes 59 Chippewa 47
silk ribbon 38 cotton thread 354 canvas 234 tanned hide 162 glass beads 689
saddle blanket 48
ca. 1880
width: 32 in, L: 25 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
Beaded hide saddle blanket. Tanned hide backed with canvas (machine stitched), pink silk ribbon trim. Rear corners rounded. Abstract beaded floral and leaf designs with glass see beads and sinew; round bud and vine design along edges, light blue outlines and vine with dark blue, green, red and yellow circles; green leaf designs proper left and right front corners with orange outlines and stems, metallic silver and dark blue centers; four point star or floral design proper left and right rear corners in yellow, red, and green bands with blue and metallic silver centers. Brown, gold, tan, red and blue silk ribbons sewn at each corner.
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