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Pipe Bag

Object Number:45-15-895
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Materials:Elk Hide
Buffalo Hide
Length: 85.5 cm
Width: 15 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945


Smoked elk or buffalo hid pipe bag. Beaded square on both faces. Design consists of a cross formed by two dark blue tipis and two yellow triangles with tips to red central square with white cross. Light blue ground. Reverse: two pairs of blue tipis with tops to green concentric squares, ground yellow. Buckskin fringe, quill-wrapped on upper part.

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