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Artist Unknown (Apsaalooka (Crow))


c. 1870

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G261
Saddle, Artist Unknown (Apsaalooka (Crow))
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Leatherwork | Animal hide, wood, beads, cotton cloth, felt, wool, metal
Size: 18 3/4 x 21 1/8 x 9 in. (47.63 x 53.66 x 22.86 cm) (body only)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region
Culture: Apsaalooka (Crow), North America, United States, Great Plains region
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: wood base covered in animal hide, with softer hides at top front and top back; attached wooden stirrups with white beading- one stirrup has hanging beaded panel; strap extends around belly of horse with decorative red and purple braided fringe
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the N. Bud and Beverly Grossman Foundation in honor of Dr. Evan M. Maurer, Director Emeritus, for his visionary leadership of The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1988-2005
Accession Number: 2004.70.2
Added to Site: March 1, 2009