Pipe Bag


From: United States of America | South Dakota

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number CG010290-2531
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Lakota
Provenience United States of America | South Dakota
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Date Made ca. 1880
Section American
Materials Hide | Bead | Dentalium | Hair | Metal | Bell | Pigment

Large pipe bag beaded front and back with beaded pendant hanging on front. Design on recto is Double Woman: two female figures in green dresses connected at the waist by a blue cord and hholding a mirror suspended between them, dragonfly and two pipes above the figures and a lizard below. Design on verso is two male deer facing in opposite directions: upper deer is half light blue and half yellow with dark blue hooves, lower deer is dark blue, two pipes appear above the deer. Pendant decorated with geometric designs (inverted stepped pyramids).

Height 114.3 cm
Width 17.78 cm
Other Number CG1990-2531 - Found in Collection Number | CG090290-2531 - Found in Collection Number

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