Baby Bison Robe
A great heirloom for your special little one or an elegant reproduction to decorate your home or cabin with. Traditionally given to newborns, this Lakota style baby bison robe is brain tanned and painted with earth pigments and hide glue. Baby bison robes are very rare. Only a few are available each year. These have died from natural causes and are tanned with the face, legs, and tail in tack preserving their historical significance and authenticity. Little boys typically had robes painted with the sun burst pattern shown in this picture. While little girl's robes were traditionally painted with a box and border design. Please contact me for availability.
Lakota Soft Cradle
A great heirloom for your special little one or an elegant reproduction to decorate your home or cabin with. Traditionally given to newborns, this Lakota style soft cradle cover is made from all authentic materials. Elk parflech and brain tanned deer make up the body of the cover. It is lined with reproduction Lewis & Clark trade cloth. Beads are mixture of antique and reproduction seed beads. Four quilled rosettes with quilled drops and deer toe tips decorate the sides. The quilled umbilical cord fetish and beaded baby moccasins are sold separately. Please allow 12 weeks for delivery.
Lakota Rocking Horse
The perfect heirloom gift for your little Buckaroo. "Tasunka Can", pronounced (Ta shunka chan) means "wooden horse" in Lakota. AKA, "Splinters" is hand carved from popular wood, sanded, and painted with non toxic acrylic paint. The saddle is a 1/3 size reproduction of an authentic Lakota pad saddle. The leather is brain tanned deer and is sew with real elk sinew and stuffed with horse hair. All the beadwork and quill work are also sewn with real sinew. The reins are rare and are made from hand twined and braided bison hair. Very few of these ropes are in existance or are reproduced today. The brass stirrups are covered in bison rawhide and sewn with real elk sinew. All the rigging is made from elk parfleche. The mane and tail are real horse hair.