Woven Utility Bag with Thunderbird Design
Arts of the Americas
Slippery elm, nettles, buffalo wool or hemp, dye
late 19th century
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Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund
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Hochunk. Woven Utility Bag with Thunderbird Design, late 19th century. Slippery elm, nettles, buffalo wool or hemp, dye, 11 13/16 x 22 1/16 in. (30 x 56 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.6954. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.04.297.6954_view1.jpg)
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This tightly woven bag has an elegant, dark blue, thunderbird design woven on natural color one side and a blue and natural stripe with a orange/red stripe on the reverse. Reviewed by Matha Gradolf, Winnebago (Hochunk) weaver from Nebraska 5/3/05.
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