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Plains pipe bag

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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
Creation Made by Plains Indians
Subjects Received by: Stone, Major J. M.
Given by: Sitting Bull, Chief
Made by Plains Indians
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
ID Number 6482.6
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