A Rare Antique Plains Indian Saddle From the Late 1800s
Description: A Plains Indian saddle from the late 1800s. It is a wood frame, wrapped in rawhide and has tacked decorations both front and back. Not many of these authentic ones survive. The vintage Navajo saddle. Blanket can also be included with the saddle. Please note the leather seat covering on the saddle is a later replacement. According to Wikipedia, Plains Indians or Indigenous peoples of the Great Plains are the Native American tribes and Nation band governments who have historically lived on the Great Plains and Canadian Prairies. While hunting-farming cultures have lived on the Great plains for centuries prior to European contact, the region is most known for the horse cultures that flourished from the 17th century through the late 19th century. Many of them would have ridden in saddles similar to this. This is an awesome collectors piece that would go perfect in your collection! We stand behind what we sell and want you to be happy! Approx Age: Circa Late 1800s. Size: Smaller sized saddle overall, but it has about a 12 seat. Condition: Pretty good for its age. Wear, imperfections and missing accoutrements expected. Please look closely at the pictures as they are an important part of our description. Western Trading Post is family owned and operated. Located in Arizona just north of the Tohono O’odham (Papago), just south of the Akimel O’odham (Pima), just east of the Ak-Chin O’odham (branch of Pima) and only a short driving distance from the Apache (N’dee), Navajo (Dine’), Zuni, Hopi, Yavapai, Mojave, and Hualapai. We specialize in Native American Indian, Western American and Southwestern items. THANK YOU for your business! The item “A Rare Antique Plains Indian Saddle From the Late 1800s” is in sale since Friday, August 14, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Western Americana\Antique Western”. The seller is “westerntradingpost” and is located in Casa Grande, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Handmade: Yes
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Culture: Western Americana