Beads and quills on leather
x 31 1/8 in. ( x 79 cm)
North America, Native American
Leatherworking, beadworking and quillworking
Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Elongated rectangular pipe bag made of soft buckskin. Decorated with bright quilled strips, feathers, and metal clamps, with buckskin fringe at the bottom. Similar angle pattern on the back. Czech beads used, in a 1930s revival of traditional design.
glass beads and leather
See R. Conn report (1978).
This bag, reflecting revival of late 19h-century Sioux beadwork, also shows the influence of Causcasian rug designs. The pattern is worked in Czechoslovakian beads. -from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 74-75 (illustrated/bw 75) fig. 249.
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