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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Western Canada Cree 51
Descriptions
blues 3 black 554 seed 1420 pink 230 Red 1061 Beads 2617 turquoise 308 metal 3340 greens 2 tan 66 yellow 526 buttons 114 cloth 876 orange 203 hide 1074 red white hearts 134 deer 681
Names
tobacco bag 57
Subjects
check pattern borders 5 floral 651
Date:
1885
Dimensions:
L: 28.75 in, width: 6.375 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ramser, Jr.
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Deerskin bag, four fingered top; three metal buttons attached to fringe on front with strip of tan cloth; beaded panel on front is floral design in greens, red, pink, red white hearts, blues, black and yellow on white ground with black border; panel on reverse side is a complete check pattern in turquoise, blue, green, red, pink, yellow, orange and black; borders on each side beaded with turquoise and red white hearts.
Accession Number:
NA.504.236

Not currently on display


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