VISIT

Plan an in-person visit

SUPPORT

The Center needs you

SHOP

Browse our online store

Add to Exhibit
Remove
Love this Object

Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
tin cones 81 cotton thread 354 dyed porcupine quills 86 glass beads 689 silk ribbon 38 Cotton cloth 154 parfleche 19 tanned hide 570 cotton twine 51 dyed feather fluffs 31
Names
bag 239
Date:
ca. 1920
Dimensions:
L: 7.5 in, width: 7.5 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:
U shaped tanned hide bag, edged in painted parfleche that has been split, wrapped in dyed porcupine quills and finished with tin cones and deep red feather fluffs. One side is covered with 16 horizontal single rows of quills, and perimeter is one row. Pink majority with vertical triangles in cream and purple down the center with six (6) squares in same colors. The quilled panel has red cloth trim under it, and top/opening is trimmed with light blue satin ribbon and ribbon "handle." Opposite side is plain hide with beaded row around the U shaped perimeter in majority pink/rose seed beads with eight (8) boxes of blue and white beads. In center is 1 ¾" dia. beaded starburst in sienna colored seed beads.
Accession Number:
NA.203.1573

Not currently on display

Virtual Exhibits

June 2014 - New Items
June 2014 - New Items - Curated by Seth Johnson


Know something we don't? Have an interesting question? Leave it here in our new & improved Comment Section and we will get back to you.

Questions and Comments

Loading comments...