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Pipe Bag

Object Number:45-15-890
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Oglala
Provenience: United States of America
South Dakota
Pine Ridge Reservation
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Bead
Quill
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Width: 17.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Buckskin pipe bag in greater part covered with beadwork. White ground, design: two pairs of green tipis with large yellow diamonds connecting their tops, four prongs at each end of rod in middle field. Reverse: two pairs of half tipis, six compound green and yellow and two stars. Pendant of quilled rawhide strips: blue parallelogram on red ground. Buckskin fringe.

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