Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCSBA5114

Category: Bag, Strike-A-Light

Region: Plains

Tribe: Kiowa

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Buckskin, glass beads, shell, tin cones, brass beads, leather, German silver.

Description: Geometric designs are beaded front and back on commercial leather. Shell hair pipes and brass beads are strung on the buckskin carrying thong. Tin cones hang from the beaded flap and across the bottom. A single German cylinder bead is strung on one of the four twisted buckskin drops that hang from the bottom. A flat goardstitched heart, beaded both sides, is tied to the flap.

Dimensions: Length 6 inches excluding buckskin drops


Toby Herbst


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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