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Plains beaded heart sac bag

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Description A Plains tobacco pouch, possibly Lakota, made from a calf pericardium with a beaded buckskin collar, circa the 1880s. A floral pattern is beaded onto the body of the bag using glass seed beads. The bottom edge has bead wrapped tassels. The pouch is from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10.5 inches length
5.25 inches width
Nomenclature Pouch
Creation Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Lakota Indians
Subjects Used at: United States, Office of Indian Affairs, Pine Ridge Agency
Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Lakota Indians
Collected in Pine Ridge, Shannon County, South Dakota, United States
Dakota Indians--Religion and mythology
Dakota Indians--Tobacco use
Dakota Indians--Rites and ceremonies
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Pipe & Tobacco
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1880 - Not later than 1889

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8616.14

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