Item Number: WC8708940
Category: Bag, Tobacco
Tribe: Sioux - Teton
Period: 1850-1875 - ca. 1875
Materials: Native tanned deerskin (top); native tanned buffalo hide (bag proper); buffalo rawhide (slats); tin cones and dyed horsehair; dyed porcupine quills; fragment of brass bell; cotton cloth; sinew sewn.
Description: Upper portion of bag is heavily decorated with quillwork running in horizontal stripes, red dyed quills predominant. The bag is finished off with a section of quill work wrapped slats and hide fringe.
Dimensions: Length 38 inches 98 cm; Width 6 inches 15 cm.
Lessard Collection- SD 989
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
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