Dakota pipe bag

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Description A Dakota rectangular light brown leather miniature pipe bag is sewn with sinew, circa the 19th century. The lower portion of front and back is geometrically beaded with glass seed beads, as are bands on the sides and top edge. Narrow vertical rawhide strips wrapped with dyed red, orange and black porcupine quills form a geometric pattern that is sewn to the bottom of the pouch. Pairs of light blue seed beads and narrow leather fringe are sewn to the bottom of the rawhide.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 38.5 centimeters height
10.5 centimeters width
16 inches height
4 1/4 inches width
Nomenclature Pouch
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Dakota Indians--Social life and customs
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Pipe & Tobacco
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1800 - Not later than 1899

Notes Forms part of Jeannette O. and Harry D. Ayer Ojibwe Collection.
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 10000.597

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