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"Possibles" bag

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Description A leather "possibles" bag, with flap and tie closure, circa the late 19th century. Both sides of the bag are ornamented with beadwork in shades of yellow, red, green, white and dark blue on a light blue background. The sides of the bag are decorated with tinkler cones terminating in dyed horsehair tufts. The bag was used in Big Horn Valley, Montana and is possibly Cheyenne, Crow or Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 16 3/4 inches height
23 inches width
Nomenclature Bag (generic container)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Crow Indians
Made by (possibly) Cheyenne Indians
Subjects Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Crow Indians
Made by (possibly) Cheyenne Indians
Used in Big Horn Valley, Montana, United States
Indian. Transportation. Land
Dates Creation: Approximately 1880
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6017.3

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