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Dakota sueded deerskin pipe bag
66.154.6, front
66.154.6, back

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Description A long Dakota deerskin tobacco pouch that has a soft sueded leather top half that is edged with red and beige print cotton cloth, circa the late 19th century. The lower section is ornamented with blue, red, green, white and yellow geometric pattern beadwork. Below is a section of vertical hide strips wrapped with dyed pink, blue and yellow quills. A 14-inch fringe of deerskin is attached to the base of the pouch. The pouch is from Mandan, North Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 21.5 inches length
5.5 inches width
Nomenclature Pouch
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Bryant, David K.
Made by Dakota Indians
Collected in Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota, United States
Dakota Indians--Tobacco use
Dakota Indians--Religion and mythology
Dakota Indians--Rites and ceremonies
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Pipe & Tobacco
Dates Creation: Approximately 1888
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 66.154.6
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