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Pipe Bag

Object Number:45-15-892
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux (uncertain)
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Bead
Quill
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Width: 15 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Buckskin, lower two fifths beaded on both faces. Design: on white field, large green diamond with blue "Comb" ends and joined laterally to red half-diamonds. Reverse: large four-pointed figure, blue, yellow, red, green, with striped hour-glass center. Beaded "plumes" above main field. Pendant: quilled rawhide strips, with two green and yellow oblongs on red ground. Buckskin fringes.

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