Beads on leather
13 1/2 x 8 3/8 x 3/8 in. (34.29 x 21.27 x 0.95 cm)
North America, Native American
Leatherworking and beadworking
Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
U-shaped flat buckskin tobacco bag with completely fringed edges. Predominantly angular beadwork on one side in red, white, and blue on pink. Beaded flags and crosses on the other side.
glass beads and leather
Flag motifs are worked on one face of this bag, while geometric designs in the late Sioux style decorate the other.
-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), 75, fig. 254.
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