• Culture/People:

    probably Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Saddle bag

  • Date created:

    circa 1850

  • Place:

    Montana; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, glass bead/beads, brass beads, deer hoof/hooves, metal cones, pigment/pigments, sinew

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, fringed, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Edward Borein (1873-1945, Western artist and collector); inherited by his wife, Lucille E. Borein (1882-1967) and purchased by MAI from Mrs. Borein in 1945.

  • Dimensions:

    141.00 x 34.00 cm

  • Catalog number:



    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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