Pipe Bag


From: Great Plains (Plain)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 45-15-893
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Elk Hide (uncertain) | Buffalo Hide (uncertain) | Glass | Quill | Pigment

Yellow elk or buffalo hide. Broad beaded band on both faces. Light blue ground. Design: two pairs of yellow triangles joined at their apex with a red cross bar. Line of small squares down center. Reverse: four two-pronged yellow figures and 3 "stars." Beaded "plumes" above the band. Pendant: two concentric oblongs, purple, yellow and red on red ground.

Length 84 cm
Width 17 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

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