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Donor Name:
Bureau Of American Ethnology  Search this
Collector:
James Mooney  Search this
Culture:
Kiowa  Search this
Object Type:
Saddle
Place:
Kiowa And Comanche Reservation, Oklahoma / Indian Territory, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1892-May-17
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Wooden frame covered with rawhide, low arched pommel and cantle. Canvas skirts under frame, rawhide crupper, harness leather girthing. 21" (53 cm). Records: Bow and cantle of horn, in wide spread, inverted U-curve. Pack saddles are longer than ordinary riding saddles. (C, L). (from Merrill, William L. et al. 1997. A Guide to the Kiowa Collections at the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 40. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.)
Record Last Modified:
11 Dec 2014
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
025718
USNM Number:
E152832-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8342264