Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCSBA9492

Category: Bag, Strike-A-Light

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Quills, glass beads, tin cones, buckskin, German silver, steel beads, feathers, rawhide.

Description: Beaded buckskin bag with quilled designs on the front and beaded motifs on the back. German silver cylinders hang from each side, top and bottom, with round steel beads between the cylinders and feather stuffed tin cones at the bottom. A quilled and beaded flap closes the bag. A rawhide stiffener inside holds the bag rigid and five German silver buttons are stitched to the back.

Dimensions: Length 9 inches width 3.25 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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