University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:45-15-790
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux (uncertain)
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Leather
Bead
Tin
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Pocket. Ration ticket. Saddle leather. Flat. Oblong with concave sides and semicircular flap. Face solidly beaded, design: two opposed tipis with banners, pink, edged navy on white ground, yellow, red and green in details. Twisted buckskin pendant with tinklers. Tinklers on flap and bottom of pocket. Carrying thongs with pink Venetian beads.


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