Rare treasures for intrepid explorers

Costumes & props from iconic westerns

Rare treasures for intrepid explorers

Costumes & props from iconic westerns

Lakota Beaded Saddle Blanket

The saddle blanket was made to rest beneath a woman’s saddle. Splendidly adorned blankets, like this one, were used on social occasions, such as a parade or camp movement, and would have conveyed the wealth and prestige of its owner.

MATERIAL:  Canvas with appliqued beaded strips done on buckskin, glass seed beads, brass hawk bells, long brain tanned fringe.

ORIGIN:  Lakota, circa 1900.

SIZE:  34.5 x 61″ plus fringe

$4,800.00

In stock

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