• Culture/People:

    probably Plains Cree (Prairie Cree) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Saddle blanket

  • Date created:

    circa 1885

  • Place:

    Fort Pelly; Department of Assiniboia; Saskatchewan; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Wool cloth, glass bead/beads, cotton cloth, cotton thread, cotton tape

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of E.M. Shallcross; purchased by MAI in 1922 using funds donated by Mrs. George (Thea) Heye.

  • Dimensions:

    77.00 x 119.50 x 2.00 cm

  • Catalog number:

    11/3506

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Song for the Horse Nation" exhibit on the 3rd floor

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