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Pipe Bag

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
Other Number:CG1990-2531 - Found in Collection Number

Description

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).

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Sex: A History in 30 Objects (17 Oct 2015 - 31 Jul 2016) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Maurer, Evan M. 1992. Visions of the People: A Pictorial History of Plains Indian Life.. University of Washington Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 160View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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