Tipi Bag (Possible Bag)

Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Central Plains



Native-tanned bison calf hide, glass beads, wool yarn, horsehair, quills, metal, and sinew

Overall: 14 3/8 × 23 5/8 in. (36.5 × 60 cm)

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



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Bag

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view


Attached Tag: "Large game pouch bead & red porky quill trim & red wool tufts (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.66, no.66, ill., p.51.


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.

This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.

We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: Hood.Collections@dartmouth.edu