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pipe bag

Sioux sacred pipe bag, probably 1890-1920. Brain tanned buckskin pouch with long buckskin fringing. Porcupine quill-work around the lower portion of the pouch in red, yellow and blue, featuring triangle symbol. Tassle with moose hair, metal cones and quillwork binding. Blue and white beadwork zig-zag pattern with band along the edge.

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