Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCSBA18312

Category: Bag, Strike-A-Light

Region: Plains

Tribe: Kiowa

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Glass beads, buckskin, German silver, tin cones, brass beads, leather.

Description: Commercial leather beaded front and back with tin cones hanging from the flap and the bottom. German silver cylinder beads hang from both sides of the bottom with German silver diamonds decorating the tips. Brass beads are strung on the buckskin carrying loop. A German silver button is tied on the flap.

Dimensions: Length 12.5 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 83

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