• Culture/People:

    probably Red River Metis (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Crupper

  • Date created:

    circa 1850

  • Place:

    Manitoba; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, porcupine quills, dye/dyes, unknown stuffing

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, dyed, quilled (lane stitched), quill-wrapped (flat), stuffed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of the Horniman Museum (London, England); acquired by MAI in 1933 through an exchange with the Horniman Museum.

  • Dimensions:

    78.00 x 62.00 x 2.50 cm

  • Catalog number:

    18/5498

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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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