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Bridle with pistol-shaped bit  (Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry)  "bridle circa 1898; pistol-shaped bit added in 1917"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1895-1917

Materials:

Horsehair, metal, celluloid, dye/dyes, metal items, commercially tanned leather, cotton cord/cordage, glass item/items

Techniques:

Dyed, soumak braided/knotted, stitched

Dimensions:

206.00 x 30.00 x 19.00 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Plains, Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), Native Americans, North America, Plains, Sicangu Lakota (Brule Sioux)

City:

Rosebud Reservation

County:

Todd County

State:

South Dakota

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Said to have been made by a young Sioux man while he was in prison for two years after stealing a horse; given to Nellie Morse at an unknown date; given by Nellie Morse to Robert A. Warth (1904-1994) in 1959; inherited by Frances Warth Richey and donated to NMAI in 2005 in memory of Robert Warth.

Source ID:

NMAI_281617

Catalog Number:

26/5390

Album Name:

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