All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Blankets : Pre 1900 item #1310644 (stock #GD-577)
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NORTH AMERICAN SIOUX SADDLE BLANKET: LATE 19TH CENTURY

The blanket with central canvas panel with geometric and valero star patterned beaded hide. Each spirit has a color which corresponds to an element and allows to acquire specific skills, the cardinal points and their intermediates; the big star 8 branches for example. The spirit of the East, it is generally eagle, south , frog , West, Bear, North White Buffalo Calf ...