Pipe Bag


From: United States of America | South Dakota

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 45-15-891
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Oglala
Provenience United States of America | South Dakota
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Buckskin | Bead | Quill | Tin | Hair

Yellow buckskin, heavily beaded on both faces. Design consists of two pairs of navy half tipis joined by green half diamonds. Reverse design is two columns of green triangles and red diamond with two-pronged rod. Ground color light blue. Beaded festoons and plumes above field. Pendant of quilled rawhide strips. Two purple crosses in green boxes on red ground. Buckskin fringe. Tinklers with red horsehair and feathers.

Width 16 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

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