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Horse Crupper


Artist Unknown (Apsaalooka (Crow))


c. 1880

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G261
Horse Crupper, Artist Unknown (Apsaalooka (Crow))
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Beadwork | Animal hide, cotton, beads, felt
Size: 40 1/8 x 12 3/16 x 2 1/2 in. (101.92 x 30.96 x 6.35 cm) (including top loop)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region
Culture: Apsaalooka (Crow), North America, United States, Great Plains region
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: lower section is rawhide triangle, split at top to near bottom, with hole at bottom; decorated with triangles and blocks in red, blue, green and yellow; top section of tan cloth with hanging loop and padded top section; two straps of linear beadwork in re
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: 2004.70.18
Added to Site: March 1, 2009