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Buckskin pipe or tobacco bag with integral fringing at the base, and a skin draw-string. It is decorated with areas of polychrome beadwork at the top, and a wide band at the base, with a geometric design of triangles and crosses on a white ground on one side, and a depiction of the American flag and two cowboys on the other. The fringing is partly covered with quill-work below the beaded section.

Details

pipe bag
25.42
Anthropology

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  pipe bag
object name (local):  buckskin pipe/tobacco bag
object name:  pipe bag

Place
United States of America, North America, Americas
Additional place information
made or collected:  United States of America 
Culture
Dakota
Additional culture information
maker or user:  Dakota 

Materials & techniques
leather; beads; quills
Additional material & technique information
material: leather (bag)
material: quills (decoration)
material: beads (decoration)
Measurements
overall: 900 mm x 165 mm x 48 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 900 mm x 165 mm x 48 mm

Provenance
donor:  Horniman, John Eric  Undefined - 1925


Related objects
contains pipe bag (25.42.1)
Related subjects
association: Pipe bags (World Gallery - Display group)
association: Health and Healing
maker or user: Dakota
object name: pipe bags
Dakota

Record created 2000-01-22
Record last updated 2018-06-28

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