Item Number: WC8708458
Category: Bag, Tobacco
Tribe: Cree - Plains Cree
Period: 1875-1900 - ca. 1880
Materials: Native tanned deerskin; multi-colored glass seed beads; dyed porcupine quills; tin cones and dyed horsehair; tubular glass beads; sinew sewn.
Description: Bead decoration of stylized floral motifs on a white bead background; woven beadwork panel in geometric designs and multi-colored beads extends below the bag proper (sinew warp and weft threads) and above the hide fringe.
Dimensions: Length 34 inches 88 cm; Width 6 inches 15 cm.
Ron Wrona, Waukegan, Illinois
Lessard Collection- SD 465
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
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