Pipe Bag


From: Great Plains (Plain)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 45-15-895
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Elk Hide | Buffalo Hide | Bead | Quill

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.

Length 85.5 cm
Width 15 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

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