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Saddle Bag, 1860
Beads on leather
18 1/2 in. x 22 1/16 in. (46.99 cm x 56.04 cm)
glass beads and leather
See R. Conn report (1978).
Simple bands of color were common in beadwork, even before regional styles developed. This bag of bison leather probably dates from a later period than the beadwork sewn to it, which has been transferred from another article. American bison, commonly and erroneously called the buffalo, once ranged throughout the North American continent. By 1885 they were nearly extinct.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 74, fig. 246.
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Native American Art from the Permanent Collection.
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection
Galleries of the Claremont Colleges.
Claremont, CA, 1979
Page Number: 74, Figure Number: 246
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