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Plains Indian Museum

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Plains 566
Descriptions
velvet cloth 8 cotton thread 354 tanned hide 570 glass beads 689
Names
tobacco 8 bag 239
Date:
ca. 1900
Dimensions:
L: 20 in, width: 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:
Tanned hide stitched up one side to form bag. Strip of red beads along seam. Hide draw-string closure. Top opening decorated with one strand of green seed beads. Blue and red bead pipe image on one side. Light and dark blue pipe image on other side. Bottom of both sides is comprised of a blue velvet beaded panel. Overall light blue bead work with a rose bead hour-glass with a dividing line through center all outlined in green beads. Opposite side has same hour glass shape with additional blue and white triangles on outer edge. Self-fringe at bottom of bag is decorated with orange, blue, and green tubular glass beads.
Accession Number:
NA.504.365

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