Item Number: WC8708462
Category: Bag, Tobacco
Tribe: Sioux - Teton
Period: 1825-1850 - ca. 1845
Materials: Native tanned deerskin; buffalo rawhide; red, white and blue (two shades) glass pony beads; porcupine quills; tin cones and horsehair; sinew sewn.
Description: Rare early bag ornamented with two rows of blue pony beads above the quill wrapped rawhide slats; further bead decoration along edges and top of bag; tin cones and horsehair ornaments are fastened to the short hide fringe.
Dimensions: Length 27 inches 68 cm; Width 6.5 inches 16 cm.
Jonathan Holstien, New York
Lessard Collection- SD 469
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
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