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Four beads from buckskin pipe/tobacco bag with integral fringing at the base. Became detached during World Gallery redisplay.


pipe container

1 item (description level: accessory)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  pipe container

United States of America, North America, Americas
Additional place information
made or collected:  United States of America 
Plains; Dakota
Additional culture information
maker or user:  Plains Peoples 
maker or user:  Dakota 

Materials & techniques
leather; beads; quills
Additional material & technique information
material: quills (decoration)
material: beads (decoration)
material: leather (overall)

donor:  Horniman, John Eric  Undefined - 1925

Related objects
part of pipe container (25.43)
Related subjects
association: Pipe bags
association: Health and Healing
maker or user: Plains Peoples
maker or user: Dakota
object name: pipe containers

Record created 2018-05-10 by RWEST
Record last updated 2018-05-16 by RWEST

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