Item Number: WC8401014
Period: 1825-1850 - ca. 1845-1855
Materials: Native tanned buffalo hide; commercially tanned leather; red, white, blue, and black glass pony beads; red wool trade cloth; cotton cloth; tin cones; sinew sewn.
Description: Sides of crupper have a bead decorated border of one lane of pony beads; bottom half is fringed and decorated with tin cones. Panels of red cloth are placed in the center on each side.
Dimensions: Length 28.5 inces 72.5 cm.; Width 8 inches 20 cm.
Collected by Milford Chandler
Ex-collection Richard Pohrt Sr.
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
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