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Bag

Object Number:NA5741
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Hide
Pigment
Fur
Length: 17.2 cm
Width: 17.3 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedtion to the Northwest Coast, Louis Shotridge, 1917

Description

A work bag made from three sections of animal hide. The upper section has vertical line decorations made using red pigment. The middle section has the same line decorations in red with each set separated by a strip of brown fur. The lower section of hide forms the bottom of the bag with smudges of red pigment. Damaged carrying straps are attached along the upper edge.

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