University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 45-15-855
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Lakota
Provenience: South Dakota (uncertain)
Culture Area: Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Buffalo Bladder
Glass
Porcupine Quill
Length: 39.5cm
Width: 9.6cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Woman's work pocket of buffalo bladder. Ends faced with buckskin and beaded, dark blue tipi on white ground, and with fringe quill wrapped red, with yellow and purple. Edge bound with green braid. A few dyed quills inside.


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