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Cheyenne River Dakota woman's three sided tobacco bag
Description Large leather drawstring bag is elongated and has three shaped sides that comes to a point at the bottom. The bag appears to have been a case for a water or liquid container. Each of the three sides are self fringed and beaded with a floral pattern that changes color from side to side. The top opening is edged with beads. The pointed bottom is suspended with a beaded leather thong that terminates in six metal ornaments, each contains fragments of blue wool yarn. The bag is either Cheyenne or Dakota (probably Teton) and is from the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, N.D.
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 Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota, United States
Collected in Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Cheyenne Indians--Costume
Teton Indians--Costume
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bags & Pouches. Miscellaneous
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9859.11