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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Amoskapi Pikuni 13 Blackfeet 183
Descriptions
tanned hide 570 sinew 620 glass beads 689
Names
tobacco bag 57
Date:
1840-1850
Dimensions:
bag length: 10.75 in, Base Width: 6.75 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Two pieces of tanned hide, possibly moose, seamed on sides with sinew, and a gathered opening with hide strip as drawstring. Opening is rounded with medium blue majority, and six (6) striped sections of white, green and dirty yellow seed beads. Each side seam on top portion is edged in segments of black and white pony beads, otherwise top is undecorated. Bottom section is covered with simple design of majority black pony beads in vertical rows, with eight (8) rows of white pony beads interspersed in a repetitive pattern on both sides. Fringe is double layer, attached to bottom, and undecorated.
Accession Number:
NA.504.402

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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