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Beaded and quilled buckskin game bag
Description Beaded buckskin bag constructed of tanned leather sewn with commercial thread. The exterior is decorated with columns of dyed red feathers, rows of dyed red porcupine quillwork, and tin jingle cone ornaments terminating in dyed red horsehair decorating the edges of the bag. The sides and top flap are decorated with geometric patterns of beadwork in green, white, black, red and yellow. The bag is probably Dakota or Cheyenne.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 13 3/4 inches height
8 1/4 inches width
2 1/4 inches depth
Nomenclature Bag (costume accessory)
Quillwork
Beadwork
Creation Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Cheyenne Indians
Made in United States
Subjects Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Cheyenne Indians
Made in United States
Indians of North America--Clothing.
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Hunting
Dates Creation: Approximately 1850 - Approximately 1875

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6243.2