From: Siberia | Amur River

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 2003-43-34
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Negidal
Provenience Siberia | Amur River
Culture Area Siberia
Section American
Materials Fishskin | Reindeer | Down (material) | Fur
Technique Sewn

A medium sized bag, the front flap of which consists of sections of fishskin sewn together to form bands of triangles articulated by alternating light and dark (stained?) fishskin. The semi-circular flap folds halfway down the front of the bag which consists of a hide band decorated with alternating rectangles of white and brown down and a light brown and mottled fur. Two fishskin ties are attached to the center edge of the flap. The fishskin is dry and very brittle. There is a large hole on the left side of the flap. There is considerable deterioration of the fur rectangles. Generally soiled.

Length 32.5 cm
Width 42 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1899.1.34 - Other Number | 74-1-152 - Other Number | ACP1709F - Other Number

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