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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Cheyenne 264 Tongue River Indian Reservation Montana
Descriptions
blue 690 Beads 2617 pink 230 horse 292 remnants 2 deer 681 porcupine 379 hide 1074 cones 222 orange 203 quills 403 tin 353 White 769 fringe 575 seed 1420 yellow 526 hair 424
Names
tobacco bag 57
Subjects
bands 37
Date:
1870
Dimensions:
L: 39.875 in, width: 4.75 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Deerskin with four tabs around the top; tabs are edge beaded in blue, orange and white with blue and yellow designs in the center; tab ends have tin cones with horse hair; beading around top and down sides of bag in white, blue, pink and yellow; beaded panels at bottom are identical on each side, alternating blue and white bands with the center portion alternating with blue and yellow; remnants of porcupine quills wrapping at the top of the fringe with tin cones just below it.
Accession Number:
NA.504.241

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