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Dakota "possibles" bag

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Description A Dakota carrying or storage bag made of tanned leather, circa 1900. A beadwork panel on the front of the bag features geometric designs in shades of yellow, blue, green and red on a white background. Similar panels decorate the sides and top flap of the bag, as do pairs of tinkler cones terminating in tufts of dyed-red horsehair. The bag ties shut when thin leather strips are threaded through holes in the top flap and fastened to matching strips below the front beadwork panel.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 18 inches height
22 inches width
4 inches depth
Nomenclature Bag (generic container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Owned/used by: LaBatte, Leonard John
Owned/used by: LaBatte, Evangeline
Made by Dakota Indians
Used in South Dakota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1988.294.2

User Comments

  • Agnes Szanyi on February 19, 2012 06:24:56 AM

    Teton-Lakota (Western Sioux) style.

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