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Bag

Object Number:45-15-19
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Flathead (uncertain)
Nez Perce (uncertain)
Salish
Shahaptian
Provenience: United States of America
Montana
Western Montana
Culture Area: Plateau Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Hemp
Grass
Fiber
Buffalo Hide
Wool
Height: 29 cm
Length: 31 cm
Width: 26 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Pack bag, twined Indian hemp, yarn, grass. False embroidery overlay in bands of red, black, blue, diamonds, triangles. Reverse plain compound bands, quadrangular, flat, with brass beads at lower corners, buffalo-skin carrying strap.

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