Arts of the Americas
Elk antler, sinew
early 19th century
8 1/2 x 9 x 16 1/2 in. (21.6 x 22.9 x 41.9 cm) (show scale)
Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
Prior to 1848, provenance not yet documented; by 1848, acquired by Nathan Sturges Jarvis; 1848, gift of Nathan Sturges Jarvis to the New-York Historical Society, New York, NY; 1937, loaned by the New-York Historical Society to the Brooklyn Museum; 1950, purchased from the New-York Historical Society by the Brooklyn Museum.
Pack saddle made from elk horns fastened together with buffalo hide stretched over it.
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Sioux. Pack Saddle, early 19th century. Elk antler, sinew, 8 1/2 x 9 x 16 1/2 in. (21.6 x 22.9 x 41.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.62. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.67.62.jpg)
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