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Dakota quillwork tobacco pouch
Description Tobacco pouch of light yellowish brown leather has a pointed and scalloped top edge that is bound with red and blue glass seed beads. A leather thong at the top is wrapped with dyed green, red and purple loops of porcupine quillwork. The front and back of the bag is decorated with dyed white, black, red, purple, orange, green, dark red and yellow quills.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 71 centimeters length
13.5 centimeters width
Nomenclature Bag (costume accessory)
Pipe (smoking equipment)
Quillwork
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in United States
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Made in United States
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Used by Hidatsa Indians
Used in United States
Dakota Indians--Rites and ceremonies.
Dakota Indians--Religion and mythology.
Dakota Indians--Tobacco use.
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Pipe & Tobacco
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9999.2