Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8308058

Category: Bag, Tobacco

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux - Yankton or Yanktonai

Period: 1825-1850 - ca. 1845-1855

Materials: Native tanned deerskin; dyed porcupine quills; glass pony beads and seed beads; tin cones and horse hair pendants; Buffalo hide - decorated portion; buffalo rawhide slats, sinew sewn.

Description: Rare, early bag exhibiting an unusual woven quill technique; quill wrapped rawhide slats and long fringe. Pony bead decoration along sides and top.

Dimensions: Length 44 inches 120 cm; width 5.375 inches 13.5 cm.


Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


Akicita, The Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, May 17, 1983 - July 10, 1983

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