Item Number: WC8401016
Category: Blanket - Saddle Blanket
Tribe: Sioux - Southern Teton
Period: 1825-1850 - ca. 1845-1855
Materials: Native tanned buffalo Hide; Multi-colored glass pony beads; Faceted glass trade beads; tin cones; sinew sewn
Description: Fine, rare pony beaded saddle blanket decorated around entire border with nine lanes of lazy stitch in alternating bands of blue, white, and black. These bands are broken by beaded areas in blue, red, and orange. Two large beaded circles appear with the border area.
Dimensions: Length 72 inches 183 cm; Width 28 inches 71 cm
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
Splendid Heritage, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Santa Fe, May 27, 1995 - September 27, 1995
Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, October 23, 1998 - October 3, 1999
Splendid Heritage, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, February 10, 2009 - March 1, 2010
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wy, May 1, 2010 - October 31, 2010
Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, Mo, Febuary 12, 2010 - April 24, 2010
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 142
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