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Catalog Number X1975.18.03
Object Name Saddle, Frame
Dimensions H-22.441 W-21.654 L-25.5 inches
Date 1860-1900
Notes Woman's frame saddle. Antler tree and wooden sideboards are covered with white buckskin. Rawhide skirt painted to fit saddle contour. One beaded ornament hangs from pommel. Cut glass seed beads are thread sewn on buckskin and backed with blue and white cotton. Bound with red wool with a 1.50" wide strip of red wool across the bottom. Beadwork elements include three diamonds, and blue and yellow stripes on sides, all on blue background. Border trimmed with white beads and 2 rows of hawk bells.
Search Terms Saddle
Native American
American Indian
Beadwork