Saddle blanket

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Culture/People
Southern Ute
Collector
Frank S. Balster (Frederick S. Balstar), Non-Indian, 1861-1931
Previous owner
Frank S. Balster (Frederick S. Balstar), Non-Indian, 1861-1931
Seller
Frank S. Balster (Frederick S. Balstar), Non-Indian, 1861-1931
Object Name
Saddle blanket
Media/Materials
Hide, glass bead/beads, glass pony beads
Techniques
Lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Dimensions
56 x 37 cm
Object Type
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Place
Southern Ute Reservation; La Plata County, Archuleta County; Colorado; USA (inferred)
Date created
1875-1900
Collection History
Collected by Frank S. Balster (1861-1931), a jeweler and photographer who worked in Durango and La Plata, Colorado, from about 1893 to 1917; purchased by MAI from Frank Balster in 1917.
Catalog Number
6/3059
Barcode
063059.000
See related items
Southern Ute
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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