University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:97-84-1030
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux
Provenience: South Dakota
White River
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Hide
Shell
Tin
Hair
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-1030 - Old Museum Number
18660 - ANSP Number
I 1345 - Gottschall Number

Description

Buckskin pipe pouch. Upper half with beaded design and attached shield with quilled rawhide pendant. Lower hald solidly beaded, dark and light blue, red, green, steel in geomentric figures on white ground; reverse: four American flags turned star-fields to center. Ornamental extension of quilled rawhide thongs, green, white, yellow, and purple, zigzag and crosses on red ground. Two cowrie shells, tinklers and ribbons attached.


Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 1.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: I 1345View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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