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Saddlebag

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Object Number:
2003-72-401
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Senegal
Section:
African
Materials:
Leather
Cloth
Technique:
Tanned
Stained
Appliqued
Sewn
Painted
Embroidered
Description:
A long harness trimming consisting of four pieces of leather sewn together with a rounded wide tab attached on either end to which narrow looped straps are sewn; a blue cotton cloth covers the front attached by a leather binding on three sides; the fourth side is finsihed with a leather fringe; the cloth is decorated with large square cut appliques of white and dark brown leather with triangular cut outs; there are two long white decorated strips alonf each side; the back is undecorated.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Other Number:
1900.1.237   -   Other Number

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