Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8808036

Category: Bag, Tobacco

Region: Plains

Tribe: Cheyenne

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.
Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.

Notes (click on note to open):

Drs. Ted J. Brasser 2005

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