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Pipe bag

Description

Pipe bag, of buckskin, decorated with beads, dyed horsehair, and tin cones, fringed with thongs and strips of rawhide wrapped with porcupine quills, used to hold both pipe and tobacco: North America, USA, Northern or Central Plains, possibly Lakota Sioux or Cheyenne, late 19th century

Museum reference

A.1937.455

Collection

Americas

Object name

Pipe bag

Production information

Unknown
USA, North America

Date

Late 19th century

Style / Culture

Lakota
Cheyenne
Northern Plains, Indigenous North American
Central Plains

Materials

Buckskin, Beadwork, Horsehair, Rawhide, Porcupine quill

Physical description

Buckskin; decorated with beads, dyed horsehair, and tin cones; fringed with thongs and strips of rawhide wrapped with porcupine quills

Collection place(s)

USA, North America

Exhibitions

  • Patterns of Life (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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