Plains pipe bag

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Titles Plains pipe bag
Description A Plains, possibly Lakota or Dakota, tobacco pouch has strips of rawhide attached that are covered with quillwork, circa the late 19th century. Beadwork and vertical strips of rawhide fringe decorate its surface. The pouch reportedly was a gift from the Lakota chief Sitting Bull to Indian agent Major J. M. Stone, but may also have been used by Yankton Dakota in the vicinity of Yankton, South Dakota, where the pouch was ultimately collected.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Nomenclature pouch
Materials buckskin
quill (spine material)
glass (material)
Creation Made by: Plains Indians
Subjects Received by: Stone, Major James M.
Given by: Sitting Bull
Collected in: Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, United States
Used by (possibly): Lakota Indians
Used by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Pipe & Tobacco
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1874 - Not later than 1890
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6482.6 (Accession Number)

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