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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
metal 3340 hide 1074 sinew 620 wood 4438
Names
saddle 94
Date:
ca. 1885
Dimensions:
L: 22.75 in, H: 12.5 in, width: 10.5 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
Remarks:
Two Y-shaped pieces of wood attached to front and back of two wooden side slats by means of thick-knotted sinew; rawhide, stretched while wet around fram, sewn with sinew, hold pieces together. Decorative hide fringe around top of pommel and cantle which are covered on the top with metal rivets. One 1 ½" x 2 ½" rectangular decorative rawhide element attached at 3 corners of saddle with hide.
Accession Number:
NA.403.227

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