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Pipe Bag

Object Number:45-15-880
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux
Provenience: Dakotas
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
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Width: 15.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945
Other Number:2 - Other Number
9708 - Other Number

Description

Smoked buckskin. Four tiers: cuff at top with beaded edge, pinked skin binding and short cut fringe. Bag proper with upper two-thirds quilled in floral design, lower third solidly quilled, face geometric on red ground. Reverse with flower on purple ground, pendant of quilled rawhide stripes, with box design, sewed on buckskin fringe.

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