Paint Bag


From: Dakotas

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 45-15-759A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Oglala
Provenience Dakotas
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Buckskin | Glass | Pigment
Technique Smoked | Beaded

Buckskin, smoke-tanned and fringed, solidly beaded square on each face and narrow bands along sides. Design on face: 4 tipis joined at tips, leaving central diamond of white ground. Reverse: concentric quadrangle penetrated by tips of two small tipis, 4 red tipis on bag containing yellow paint, blue tipis on bag with red paint.

Length 13.8 cm
Width 7 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945
Other Number CG920408-2477 - Found in Collection Number

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