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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Wind River Indian Reservation Wyoming 2 Arapaho 103
Descriptions
porcupine 379 pink 230 black 554 hide 1074 yellow 526 lazy stitch 368 quills 403 blue 690 fringe 575 deer 681 seed 1420 Red 1061 White 769 green 634 wrapped 151 Beads 2617
Names
tobacco bag 57
Subjects
box designs 7 strips 60
Date:
ca. 1885
Dimensions:
L: 41.5 in, width: 5.375 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss
Remarks:
FUNCTION: Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Deerskin with fringe wrapped with blue, red and yellow porcupine quills; lazy stitch beading around bottom in pink, green, black and white; box designs on each side with one side having two bead strips up the bag; beaded strips up each edge and around the top. ---1982 Purchase Installment #1. Purchased at auction Fenton,l MI 1933. Photographed 2-2-87.
Accession Number:
NA.504.176

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