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Iroquois beaded velvet bag
Description An Iroquois black velvet pouch has two flaps at the top opening trimmed with white beads and sewn brown braid, circa 1870. The pouch is beaded with a multicolor floral pattern. The pouch was obtained at either the Crow Creek Indian Agency or the Lower Brule Indian Agency, South Dakota. While this pouch may certainly have been collected among the Dakota, it was made by the Haudensaunee (Iroquois) as an item for sale to tourists.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 6 1/2 inches height
5 1/2 inches width
1 inch depth
Nomenclature Pouch
Creation Made by (possibly) Iroquois Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of the Lower Brule Reservation, South Dakota
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota
Made by (possibly) Iroquois Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Used in (possibly) Lower Brule, Lyman County, South Dakota, United States
Used in (possibly) Fort Thompson, Buffalo County, South Dakota, United States
Dakota Indians--Costume
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Dates Creation: Approximately 1870
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9492.16