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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
cloth 876 porcupine 379 cones 222 White 769 hide 1074 deer 681 tin 353 horse 292 yellow 526 seed 1420 quills 403 fringe 575 hair 424 Beads 2617 blue 690 green 634 pink 230 Red 1061
Names
tobacco bag 57
Date:
1870
Dimensions:
L: 30.875 in, width: 4.5 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold R. Tate
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Deerskin with three rows of porcupine quills at the bottom in yellow, green and red, same design on both sides. Beaded strip up sides and around top in red, blue, pink, yellow and white. Three leather dangles on front wrapped with yellow and green porcupine quills with tin cones and red cloth at the end. Upper part of fringe wrapped with yellow, red and green porcupine quills. Fringe spaced with two blue seed beads. Top of lower fringe decorated with tin cones and green horse hair.
Accession Number:
NA.504.225

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