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Sewing Kit

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Animal bladder, beads, porcupine quills, sinew
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES late 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 4 x 11 1/2 in. (10.2 x 29.2 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Plains. Sewing Kit, late 19th century. Animal bladder, beads, porcupine quills, sinew, 4 x 11 1/2 in. (10.2 x 29.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X1126.13. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.X1126.13.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.X1126.13.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bladder bag filled with dyed porcupine quills. Probably Lakota because they were major quill workers.
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