Item Number: WC8808036
Category: Bag, Tobacco
Period: 1825-1850 - ca. 1845
Materials: Native tanned deerskin; white and blue glass pony beads; porcupine quills; tin cones and horsehair.
Description: Rare early bag decorated with blue and white pony beads in simple geometric desigs; four tabs at top; quill wrapped and twisted deerskin fringe. Fixed to the bag is a small blue collector's stamp with the number 80.
Dimensions: Length 27 inches 68 cm; Width 5.25 inches 13.5 cm.
From a private museum in Switzerland, founded in the 1830s or 1840s.
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
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