Dakota saddle blanket

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Titles Dakota saddle blanket
Description A Dakota beaded saddle blanket, circa the late 19th century. The saddle blanket is made of leather and has heavily beaded borders with geometric designs in blue, green, yellow, and red, against a white background. Long leather fringe hangs from the ends of each side. The saddle blanket was collected in South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 70 inches length
24 inches width
Nomenclature blanket (covering)
Materials buckskin
bead (pierced object)
Creation Made by: Dakota Indians
Made in: Sisseton, Roberts County, South Dakota, United States
Made in: Lower Brule, Lyman County, South Dakota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Hurd, Dr. Nathan Reynolds
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Lower Brule Agency
Dakota Indians
Indian. Building Furnishings. Bedding
Indian. Transportation. Land
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1890 - Not later than 1899
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9539.3 (Accession Number)

User Comments

  • Agnes Szanyi on February 19, 2012 07:32:41 AM
    Teton-Lakota (Western Sioux) style.
  • Agnes Szanyi on February 19, 2012 07:34:00 AM
    This is a saddle blanket.

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