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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
South Dakota 248 Sioux 990
Descriptions
purple 167 deer 681 fringe 575 porcupine 379 wrapped 151 yellow 526 dark blue 127 seed 1420 Beads 2617 White 769 hide 1074 orange 203 quills 403 brown 254 black 554 leather 2024 short 14 pink 230 Red 1061 blue 690 green 634
Names
tobacco bag 57
Subjects
triangles 289 strips 60 feather designs 8 boxes 32 four point star 2 geometric 807 triangle designs 6 diamonds 119
Date:
1890
Dimensions:
width: 6.875 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Naoma Donnelley Haggin
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Deerskin with short fringe around top beading around top and down each side; three small beaded strip in middle of bag above three feather designs above panel; panel has geomtric design in center with triangles in each corner; colors are red, green, dark blue, pink, yellow, white and brown on blue ground; reverse side has four point star in middle of bag with four diamonds above panel; panel has eight triangle designs in green, pink, red, yellow, dark blue, black and white on blue ground; rawhide strips between bag and leather fringe wrapped with porcupine quills; design is triangle and two boxes in orange, purple, blue and white on red ground; leather fringe wrapped with orange, blue and white porcupine quills at top.
Accession Number:
NA.504.253

Not currently on display


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