Tipi Bag (Possible Bag)

Lakota (Teton Sioux), Central Plains, Plains

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1880s

Native-tanned hide, glass beads, horsehair, metal cones, porcupine quills, sinew, and canvas lining

Overall: 14 15/16 × 21 5/8 in. (38 × 55 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Guido R. Rahr, Sr., Class of 1951P

985.47.26528

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Bag

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Attached Tag: "#25 Large game pouch, white beads, red horsehair tassels (Hamilton)"

Exhibition History

Patterns of Life, Patterns of Art: The Rahr Collection of Native American Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 2-June 19, 1987.

Publication History

Barbara A. Hail and Gregory C. Schwarz, Patterns of Life, Patterns of Art: The Rahr Collection of Native American Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1987, p.65, no.65.

Provenance

Collected by Henry Hamilton; given to his son, Edward Hamilton; given to Guido Reinhardt Rahr, Sr. (1902-1985), Manitowoc, Wisconsin; given to present collection, 1985.

Old Number

RAHR #: 173

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