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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Amoskapi Pikini Blackfeet
Descriptions
tobacco 11 unidentified material red ochre 16 cotton string 20 cloth bag tanned hide 570 intestine or bladder skin
Names
loose tobacco commercial tobacco bag
Date:
ca. 1895
Dimensions:
H: 4 in, width: 3 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:
Drawstring tobacco bag "Seal of North Carolina Plug Cut Marburg Bros.", bladder or intestine skin wrapping with loose seeds or tobacco; tanned hide piece; pieces of unidentified soft material. Thin yellow wrapping, traces red ochre, folded into square, tied with cotton string. Contains loose tobacco, possibly remnants of seeds. (4) Four small pieces tanned hide and other soft material (unidentified). Handwritten note found inside.
Accession Number:
NA.504.404

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