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Plains Indian Museum

Northern Plains 1866
porcupine quills 146 rawhide 1018 glass beads 689 tanned deer hide 58 thread 225 sinew 620 hide 1074 fur 151 Cotton cloth 154 dye 189 cotton 256 tin cones 81
bag 239
ca. 1880
length without fringe: 20 in, width: 4 in
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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
Bag, possibly tobacco bag. Long upper section tanned deer hide, trimmed in light blue, dark blue, and yellow beads. Lower section oval with pointed end, covered in reddish fur with white tips, red cloth underneath. Band of quilled danglers, red, white, blue quills, with tin cones separates upper and lower sections. Twisted hide fringe hangs from bottom, red quill wrap accents.
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