Dakota beaded rawhide pipe bag
1978.23.1, front
1978.23.1, back

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Description A Dakota beaded rawhide tobacco pouch, circa 1900. The primary beadwork panel displays a geometric pattern of green, red, blue and yellow on a white bead ground. Rawhide strips sewn to the bottom of the pouch are wrapped with red, white and yellow porcupine quills in a pyramid pattern. Rawhide fringe dangles below. Quill-wrapped rawhide thongs attached to the top of the pouch terminate in metal jingle cones sprouting dyed-red horsehair bundle.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 33 inches length
7 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature Bag (generic container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Dakota Indians--Tobacco use
Dakota Indians--Religion and mythology
Dakota Indians--Rites and ceremonies
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Pipe & Tobacco
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1978.23.1

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