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Sioux Beaded Hide Saddle Blanket

Sioux Beaded Hide Saddle Blanket


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: American Indian: Handiwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1077313

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Sioux saddle blanket with beadwork, hide, and hawk bell and fringe suspensions, circa 1870-1880. Original hide central panel with Native repairs. The majority of saddle blankets have a central canvas or muslin panel as a replacement to the worn out hide. This hide panel is original. Provenance: Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri; museum number: 31-125/121. Dimensions: 79" length (total including fringe); 43" length (central panel): 26" width (total); 5 3/4" width (beaded band)