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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
sheepskin 11 dark brown 54 wood 4438 brass 1442 leather 2024
Names
saddle 94
Subjects
Leaf 76 floral 651 basket weave 6
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
H: 16.5 in, L: 24.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Dorothy Stone Collins in memory of her father, Fred Stone, actor and friend of Annie Oakley and Frank Butler.
Inscription:
On cantle: OAKLEY
Remarks:
Saddle, dark brown leather worn to medium brown on seat, basket weave tooling on swell, seat and as an ornamental border on jockeys, skirts and fenders, tooled floral and leaf design on cantle with lettering: OAKLEY; loops for trick riding hand holds on either side of swell, plain round nickle-silver conchos on either side of swell and rear of cantle; double rig set-up; wood stirrups with brass strip on outside and leather foot; sheepskin underpad. The saddle was used by Annie Oakley in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and was given by her to Dorothy Stone when she was about 12 years old (1922)
Accession Number:
1.69.24

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Buffalo Bill Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.

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Annie Oakley: Little Sure Shot
Annie Oakley: Little Sure Shot - Curated by Nancy McClure


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