Osage, Cheyenne. <em>Pair of Tobacco Bags</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Beads, hide, 17 11/16 x 6 1/2in. (45 x 16.5cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 11.694.9026. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.694.9026_view1.jpg)

Pair of Tobacco Bags

Artist:Osage, Cheyenne

Medium: Beads, hide

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Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 17 11/16 x 6 1/2in. (45 x 16.5cm) 15 x 6 1/2 in. (38.1 x 16.5 cm)

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Accession Number: 11.694.9026

Image: CUR.11.694.9026_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
These bags are made from hide with long fringes on bottom and a drawstring top. They were possibly fashioned from leggings. The beadwork may actually be Cheyenne and an Osage may have purchased or traded and then reworked them.

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