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Culture/People:
probably Chiricahua Apache (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Gerard B. Hillyer (G. B. Hillyer), Non-Indian, 1856-1929  Search this
Previous owner:
Gerard B. Hillyer (G. B. Hillyer), Non-Indian, 1856-1929  Search this
Donor:
Gerard B. Hillyer (G. B. Hillyer), Non-Indian, 1856-1929  Search this
Object Name:
Saddle bag
Media/Materials:
Hide, wool cloth, metal cones, paint, glass bead/beads, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Cutout, sewn, appliqu├ęd, fringed, painted, overlay beadwork
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
Fort Apache, Fort Apache Reservation (White Mountain Reservation); Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
1870-1882
Collection History:
Collected in 1882 by Gerard B. Hillyer (1856-1929, a member of the US Army's 3rd Cavalry during the 1880s and later a member of Brooklyn, New York's mounted police force); donated to MAI by Gerard B. Hillyer in 1924.
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Catalog Number:
13/3935
Barcode:
133935.000
See related items:
Chiricahua Apache
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_143605