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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
South Dakota 248 Sioux 990
Descriptions
purple 167 Beads 2617 Red 1061 tin 353 deer 681 seed 1420 blue 690 horse 292 cones 222 green 634 black 554 White 769 fringe 575 hide 1074 quills 403 porcupine 379 hair 424 yellow 526
Names
tobacco bag 57
Subjects
geometric 807 boxes 32 crosses 64
Date:
1890
Dimensions:
L: 37.25 in, width: 7.25 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Deerskin, beaded panels front and back, lazy stitch geometric designs in blue, red, yellow on white ground. Bead strip up each side and around top edge. Four leather dangles on front wrapped with purple, yellow and green porcupine quills, tips decorated with tin cones and black horse hair. Porcupine quills wrapped on top part of fringe in boxes and crosses design using green, white, yellow and blue on purple. Fringe spaced with two blue seed beads.
Accession Number:
NA.504.222

Not currently on display


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