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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
fringe 575 red white hearts 134 blue 690 purple 167 porcupine 379 quills 403 seed 1420 green 634 deer 681 dark blue 127 yellow 526 hide 1074 Red 1061 Beads 2617 White 769
Names
tobacco bag 57
Subjects
triangles 289 bands 37 stripes 197 cross 120
Date:
1890
Dimensions:
L: 31.875 in, width: 5.625 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Deerskin, beading around top and down one side in blue, green, red white hearts, yellow and dark blue. Design on panel identical on both sides. Central box with alternating green and yellow with dark blue band. Four red white hearts with green stripes to each side of the box. Top and bottom borders to panels have a series of dark blue triangles. Overall ground is blue, rawhide strips wrapped with red, green, white and purple porcupine quills forming two cross within a box designs. Most of fringe is gone.
Accession Number:
NA.504.242

Not currently on display


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