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Native American Horse Gear

Native American Horse Gear

By: E. Helene Sage
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Pages: 160
[amazon_link id=”076434210X” target=”_blank” ]Price: Hardcover $49.99[/amazon_link]

Native American Horse Gear
Native American Horse Gear
Here is the first book to cover all aspects of [amazon_link id=”076434210X” target=”_blank” ]Native American equine tack/equipment[/amazon_link] as a single subject. It focuses on the equipment used by 19th century tribal men and women of North America. The dominant role of horses in these peoples’ lives was reflected in the beautiful, practical, and artistic accoutrements made to decorate their prestigious and powerful animals. With informative text and over 200 beautiful color photos, readers will explore geographical locations and tribal characteristics, techniques, and materials used to create often beautiful horse gear. [amazon_link id=”076434210X” target=”_blank” ]Equipment covered includes anywhere from bridles to cruppers and quirts[/amazon_link]. Cultural areas explored include the Plains, Prairie, Great Basin, Plateau, and the Southwest. Information essential to understanding variations in forms and decorative motifs amongst tribes, including trade relations and familiarization and varying geographical conditions, have also been discussed.
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