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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Rosebud Indian Reservation South Dakota Sioux 990
Descriptions
blue 690 seed 1420 porcupine 379 deer 681 quills 403 hide 1074 Beads 2617 green 634 Red 1061 yellow 526 purple 167
Names
tobacco bag 57
Subjects
boxes 32 cross 120 interlocking triangles
Date:
ca. 1885
Dimensions:
L: 24.5 in, width: 6.5 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Deerskin with three porcupine quilled tabs at the bottom, green, red and yellow on one side, purple and red on the other. Porcupine quilled panels with four interlocking triangles on one side and a cross with boxes on the other in yellow, green and purple on red ground. Beaded decoration up each edge and around top in blue, red and green.
Accession Number:
NA.504.177

Not currently on display


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