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Woman's three sided tobacco bag
Description A large leather drawstring bag, possibly Dakota, that is elongated and has three shaped sides that comes to a point at the bottom, circa 1900. 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 was collected at the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, North Dakota.
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
ID Number 9859.11