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Pipe Bag

Object Number:45-15-875
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Piegan
Blackfeet
Provenience: United States of America
Montana
Culture Area: Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buffalo Hide
Bead
Quill
Fabric
String
Length: 85 cm
Width: 15 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Buffalo hide pipe bag. Beaded square on face made up of oblong blocks pink and pale blue for the ground, blue, green and yellow for the arms and red for the center of a large cross outlined in white. Edges of bag with rolled beading, the four points of the top edged with large blue beads. Cut fringe partly quilled and beaded.

Buffalo hide pipe bag. Beaded square on face made up of oblong blocks pink and pale blue for the ground, blue, green and yellow for the arms and red for the center of a large cross outlined in white. Edges of bag with rolled beading, the four points of the top edged with large blue beads. Cut fringe partly quilled and beaded.

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