Beaded saddle blanket

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Description A horse blanket, possibly Dakota, circa the mid-20th century or earlier. It features lane-stitch bead work and long leather fringe. It was reportedly made for a Chief by his wife when he went to a Pow Wow.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 50 inches length
31 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature Horse blanket
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Indian. Transportation. Land
Dates Creation: Not later than 1956
(Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2655.49

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