Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCSBAG5124

Category: Bag

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Leather, copper, brass, tin

Description: Tanned buffalo hide bag with green beaded background, two lanes of beadwork on flap, and an 1838 American two cent piece for a button. Tin cones hang from the bottom and three round brass buttons hang from the top.

Dimensions: 6.5 x 3.5 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, p-89

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