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Bag  (Bags/Pouches (and parts))  "circa 1840"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1830-1850

Materials:

Buffalo hide/skin, glass pony beads, hide thong/babiche, sinew

Techniques:

Sewn, overlay beadwork, fringed

Dimensions:

34 x 15 x 2 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, North America, Plateau, Plateau (no sub-culture area), Walla Walla (Wallawalla), Walla Walla [Warm Springs Reservation]

State:

Oregon

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected in 1885 by Elizabeth Neill Thompson (Mrs. John Meredith Thompson, 1850-1931) or a member of her family, all of whom travelled west and settled in Oregon in the 1850s; donated to MAI by Mrs. Thompson in 1924.

Source ID:

NMAI_139220

Catalog Number:

12/9470

Album Name:

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