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Bag

Pouch

Native NameCan-Ko-Zu-Ha
Object Number:37622
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yankton
Dakota
Sioux
Provenience: United States of America
Montana
Fort Peck Reservation
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Quill
Tin
Feather
Fiber
Length: 25.4 cm
Width: 15.3 cm
Credit Line:John Wanamaker Expedition, 1900; R. Stewart Culin, 1900

Description

Leather tobacco pouch decorated with quill and glass beads. The mouth of the bag is lined with black cloth and red quill, with blocks of yellow and green quillwork within the red. There is leather fringe surrounding the mouth of the bag and the edges of the bag where it was sewn together. The front of the bag is decorated with horizontal lines of red quillwork, and a band of white beads, accented with black and yellow geometric patterns. The back of the bag has four 25cm-long tassels and two leather straps attached to the mouth of the bag. The tassels are wrapped in red quill, Blue feathers are fastened to the end of each tassel with metal bands. The back of the bag is otherwise undecorated.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 20View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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