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Woman's three sided tobacco bag

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Description A large elongated leather drawstring bag, comprised of three shaped sides that come to a point at the bottom. Each of the three sides are self-fringed and beaded with a floral pattern with elements that vary from side to side. The top opening is edged with beads and the pointed bottom is suspended with a beaded leather thong that terminates in six metal ornaments, each of which contains fragments of blue wool yarn. The bag was collected at the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, North Dakota, circa 1900.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 inches length
5 inches width
Nomenclature Bag (costume accessory)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Collected in Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Cheyenne Indians--Costume
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9859.11

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