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Dakota quillwork tobacco pouch

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Description A Dakota leather tobacco pouch with beadwork, quillwork and twisted buckskin fringe, circa 1880. The pouch is composed of a rectangular bag of leather with a heavily fringed and beaded triangular drop at the top, Xs and horseshoes beaded on the body, and beaded panels featuring a curved square motif in red, yellow, and blue, on a lane-stitched white background. The bag has a quill wrapped fringe with red hourglass shapes outlined in blue on a yellow background which terminates in free flowing twisted leather fringe. The pouch was presented as a gift to Dr. Nathan Hurd at the Lower Brule Reservation in South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 55 inches length
6 3/4 inches width
Nomenclature Pouch
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Received by: Hurd, Dr. Nathan Reynolds
Made by Dakota Indians
Used in Lower Brule, Lyman County, South Dakota, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Yanktonai Indians--Religion and mythology
Yanktonai Indians--Rites and ceremonies
Yanktonai Indians--Tobacco use
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Pipe & Tobacco
Dates Creation: Approximately 1880
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9539.7

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