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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Salish 189
Descriptions
hide 1074 Tradecloth 225 muslin 89 bells 106 seed 1420 Beads 2617
Names
saddle blanket 48
Subjects
zigzag 91 geometric 807
Dimensions:
L: 113 in, width: 12.25 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Remarks:
Transportation, Land Transportation. Tan hide blanket with a muslin lining has red tradecloth on either end of body and across the back end, decorated with seed beads of light and dark blue, pink and white in two large geometric designs which are identical on either end, with zigzag points running the length of the body of light and dark blue and white. Small mulit-colored bells trim the outer edges of the red ground (some are missing). Sequins dot at intervals, outlining the geometric designs. Short fringe (1") trims the length of the body of back and long fringe (30") hangs from either end. There are two double hide laces for fastening at the front end of body.
Accession Number:
NA.403.197

Not currently on display


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