• Culture/People:

    Plains Cree (Prairie Cree)

  • Object name:

    Pad saddle

  • Date created:

    circa 1910

  • Place:

    File Hills; Saskatchewan; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, wool cloth, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, copper alloy beads, wool yarn, metal ring, deer hair, cotton thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork, stuffed, strung, stitched

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected in 1926 by Donald A. Cadzow (1894-1960, MAI staff member) during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.

  • Dimensions:

    39.50 x 43.00 x 7.00 cm

  • Catalog number:



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