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Pipe Bag

Object Number:45-15-887
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Oglala
Provenience: United States of America
South Dakota
Pine Ridge Reservation
Culture Area: Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Bead
Quill
Hide
Tin
Width: 13.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Smoked buckskin pipe bag, lower half solidly beaded. Face designed with two green broad forked figures connected by red path, the red cross path continues to reverse where two large tipis are joined at their tops. Ground white. Pendant of quilled rawhide strips, design 2 fields quartered purple and natural on red ground. Buckskin fringe. Metal and quilled thong tassel.

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