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Catalog Number X1964.16.01 a-c
Object Name Saddle, Pad
Dimensions W-69 L-56 cm
Date 1870
Notes Pad saddle with commercial stirrups, it has Cree beadwork at each corner. Beaded corner flaps, originally had fringe. Overlay stitched glass seed beads in floral design on white background, thread sewn on canvas. 8" wide strip of leather with pinked edge and fringed ends.

The leather attachement for the stirrups have been modified so that one side of the stirrup is covered and either the toe or foot cannot slip completely through.
Search Terms American Indian
Native American
Beadwork
Cree
Saddle