Dakota "possibles" bag

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Description A Dakota parfleche "possibles" bag, circa the early 20th century or earlier. The front of the pouch features fourteen porcupine quillwork lines providing a background for two curvilinear diamond shapes (also quilled). The sides of the pouch are decorated with blue, yellow, red and white beadwork, as well as tinkler cones terminating in tufts of dyed horsehair. Additional tinkler cones on the pouch's front side terminate in bundles of yarn. Three vertical rows of featherwork subdivide the bag's front into two primary sections.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 18 inches height
15 inches width
5 inches depth
Nomenclature Bag (generic container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Indian. Containers & Holders. Storing
Dates Creation: Not later than 1929

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 808.F

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