NORTH AMERICAN SIOUX SADDLE BLANKET: LATE 19TH CENTURY. The blanket with central canvas panel with geometric and valero star patterned beaded hide. Each spirit has a color which corresponds to an element and allows to acquire specific skills, the cardinal points and their intermediates; the big star 8 branches for example. The spirit of the East, it is generally eagle, south , frog , West, Bear, North White Buffalo Calf. They also correspond to the stages of life and the path to wisdom and invoked during ceremonies.This saddle blanket is in good condition; later hide fringes and some wear as seen in photo. The item "NATIVE INDIAN SIOUX SADDLE BLANKET Ex.
The Niagara Falls Museum" is in sale since Tuesday, March 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Native American". The seller is "www-galleriadelvecchio-com" and is located in Mississauga, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.