Item Number: WC8803016
Category: Bag - Tipi Bag
Tribe: Sioux - Teton
Period: 1850-1875 - ca. 1870
Materials: Native tanned buffalo hide; blue, red, yellow, black and white pony beads; tin cones; blue trade cloth; dew claw; sinew sewn.
Description: Thin beaded lanes have been stitched in horizontal lanes across the front of the bag and flap. Open areas of undecorated hide serve as a background to the lanes. Sides are beaded with five lanes of lazy stitch.
Dimensions: Height 21.5 inches 55 cm; Width 30.25 inches 77 cm.
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
cf. Hanson, James A., Little Chief's Gatherings, The Fur Press, Crawford, Nebraska, 1996, pp 61-66, Figs. 43-45
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