Sioux. <em>Tipi Bag or Possible Bag</em>, 19th century. Hide, beads, metal, horse hair, feathers, porcupine quills, ochre, sinew, 14 1/2 x 20 in. (36.8 x 50.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X1111.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, X1111.2_PS1.jpg)

Tipi Bag or Possible Bag

Artist:SiouxCheyenne

Medium: Hide, beads, metal, horse hair, feathers, porcupine quills, ochre, sinew

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Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 20 in. (36.8 x 50.8 cm)

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Accession Number: X1111.2

Image: X1111.2_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Cheyenne or Sioux tipi or possible bag because of the stripe quill pattern and Arapaho, Gros Ventre for the edges of the beadwork. It is a very nice example even if the flap isn't decorated. There is some yellow ochre rubbed into the hide. Venetian beads and sinew sewn.Tipi or possible bag beaded on one side with metal jingles, dyed horsehair decorations, dyed feathers, and porcupine quill decorations. Really nice example with intact quillwork.

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