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Parfleche Bag

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Object Number:70-9-439
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Locus: Blackfeet
Height: 27 cm
Width: 28 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970
Other Number:NA1600 - Collector Number


Made of a single piece of leather folded over upon itself, and sewn up the sides. There is a remaining flap of leather which closes the bag at the top. This flap has red material stitched on around its rim. The sides are heavily fringed. Everything is stitched with rawhide strips or leather thongs. The front of the bag has a faded design painted on in blue, red and yellow.


[Other] Wm. D. Morley, Inc. Inventory and Appraisement - Personal Property - The Estate of Samuel W. Pennypacker, 2nd, Dec'd. - Haldeman Road Schwenksville, RD 1 Penna. October 15, 1968.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 28View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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