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Man'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
E152829-0
Culture
Kiowa
Notes
Wooden frame covered with rawhide, high pommel and arched cantle, rawhide skirts under frame. Girthing and stirrups of rawhide. Broad decorative crupper with red painted fringe and applied beaded disks with conchos in center. 16" (41 cm). Records: Its shape is like that of a cavalry saddle. (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