Saddle frame

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Culture/People
Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Previous owner
Dr. George Bird Grinnell, Non-Indian, 1849-1938
De Cost Smith (DeCost Smith), Non-Indian, 1864-1939
Donor
De Cost Smith (DeCost Smith), Non-Indian, 1864-1939
Object Name
Saddle frame
Media/Materials
Hide, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Stitched
Object Type
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Place
Lame Deer, Northern Cheyenne Reservation; Rosebud County; Montana; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of anthropologist, naturalist, and author George Bird Grinnell (1849-1938); acquired by De Cost Smith (1864-1939, a Western painter) at an unknown date; bequeathed to MAI by De Cost Smith.
Catalog Number
20/1306
Barcode
201306.000
See related items
Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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