Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCPB468

Category: Bag, Tobacco

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Buckskin, quills, glass beads, paint, rawhide.

Description: Soft native tanned buckskin is designed with horizontal lines of red and purple dyed quills. Twenty-two rawhide slats are quill wrapped below geometric beadwork. Fringe hangs across the bottom. The back is painted with a teepee design and arrows that point up to a white man house with windows.

Dimensions: Length 33 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 123

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