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Bag

Pouch

Object Number:37591
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:Skin
Length: 25.4 cm
Credit Line:John Wanamaker Expedition, 1900; R. Stewart Culin, 1900

Description

Wa-se-sa-a-zu-ha (indigenous word for object name). Brown buckskin bag tied with a thin buckskin cord and decorated with a line of orange and purple quillwork. The quilling runs down one side of the bag, around the bottom of the bag, and then back up the same side. The reverse side is undecorated.

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