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NATIVE NORTH AMERICAN SIOUX SADDLE BLANKET

NATIVE NORTH AMERICAN SIOUX SADDLE BLANKET


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: American Indian: Blankets: Pre 1900: Item # 1310644

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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 . They also correspond to the stages of life and the path to wisdom and invoked during ceremonies. This saddle blanket is in good condition; later hide fringes and some wear as seen in photo. Measures 25" x 59"

Impeccable provenance. Ex. The Niagara Falls Museum. Ex. Billy Jaimeson