Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8308059

Category: Bag, Tobacco

Region: Plains

Tribe: Arapaho - Gros Ventres?

Period: 1825-1850 - ca. 1840-1845

Materials: Native tanned deerskin; red, white, and blue (two shades) class pony beads; traces of red wool trade cloth; sinew sewn.

Description: Rare early bag decorated with pony beads in simple geometric patterns; pony bead decoration along sides and in center of bag; four tabs at top edged with pony beads.

Dimensions: Length 16inches 40 cm.; Width 6 inches 15 cm


Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


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

Click on photo for larger picture

Return to