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Girl's Saddle

Collector
James Mooney
Donor Name
Bureau Of American Ethnology
Accession Date
17 May 1892
Collection Date
C. 1891
Object Type
Saddle
Accession Number
025718
USNM Number
E152827-0
Culture
Kiowa
Notes
Wooden frame covered with rawhide, high pommel and cantle painted red and blue, ornamented with twisted fringe and brass tacks, fork on front of pommel. One pad under frame made of old, painted rawhide. Girthing of harness leather and canvas strap. 12" (31 cm). Records: Crotches of such saddles are sometimes made of deer horn. (L). (from Merrill, William L. et al. 1997. A Guide to the Kiowa Collections at the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 40. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.)
Record Last Modified
11 Dec 2014
Specimen Count
1
Data Source
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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Place
Kiowa And Comanche Reservation, Oklahoma / Indian Territory, United States, North America