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Dakota possible bags
Description A pair of Dakota leather possible bags with decorative beadwork in red, yellow, white, blue, green and purple, circa the early 20th century. Each bag has a cover flap that may be tied shut with leather straps. Tinkle cones with pink feather decorations line the sides. One bag (.1) is slightly larger than the other (.2). Original tag attached to object reads: "NPR [Northern Pacific Railway]...poss. Sioux ca. 1930".
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 17 1/2 inches length larger of two bags (bag 1); measured at longest point, lying flat, with flap closed
10 inches width larger of two bags (bag 1); measured at widest point, lying flat, with flap closed
16 inches length smaller of two bags (bag 2); measured at longest point, lying flat, with flap closed
8 1/4 inches width smaller of two bags (bag 2); measured at widest point, lying flat, with flap closed
Nomenclature Bag (generic container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Northern Pacific Railway Company
Made by Dakota Indians
Indian. Transportation. Land
Dates Creation: Approximately 1930
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 133IN.4