Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCSBA5107

Category: Bag, Strike-A-Light

Region: Plains

Tribe: Kiowa

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Leather, glass beads, German silver, tin cones, buckskin, brass, yellow ocher.

Description: Commercial leather is beaded front and back in geometric designs. Tin cones hang from the flap and the bottom. A single brass pyramid bead decorates the flap. German silver cylinder beads hang from both sides and the center of the bottom and another, hanging from the buckskin carrying loop, is decorated with a German silver crescent. The bag contains yellow ocher.

Dimensions: Height 12.75 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 85

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