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Plains Indian Museum

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Plains 566 Cheyenne 264 Apache 71
Descriptions
sinew 620 tanned hide 570 glass beads 689 ochre 31
Names
tobacco bag 57
Date:
1890-1920
Dimensions:
bag length: 18.5 in, wide at widest point: 7.25 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Two sections. First is one piece of tanned hide, folded and seamed, in sinew, on one side. Tapered slightly to larger at bottom. The plains, cohered, top portion (13"L) has hide strip attached to self-tie the top opening. The second, bottom section is attached to top with sinew. It is thicker hide, 5 ½"L, and fully beaded on one side with white background, horizontal rows, and two geometric patterns of long boxes with inset squares. Dark blue, yellow, green and red, dark blue bottom beaded edge. Opposite side is two sets of stacked dark blue with red and yellow door tipis with green bars and pointed ends in dark blue, red. Dark blue bottom edge. Long thin fringe attached to bottom, has ochre. beaded, fringe missing, poor
Accession Number:
NA.504.400

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