Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCSBA5106

Category: Bag, Strike-A-Light

Region: Plains

Tribe: Kiowa

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Glass beads, German silver, tin cones, buckskin

Description: Beaded hourglass bag with tin cones on the flap and the bottom. A German silver button is tied to the flap and feather beads are strung on the buckskin carrying loop. Long German silver beads that have German silver terminals, hang from either side at the bottom. A beaded decoration is on the lower back.

Dimensions: Height 12.5 inches including drops.


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 88

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