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Tobacco Pouch, c. 1880-1890
Leather and beads
30 1/4 x 7 3/16 in. (76.84 x 18.26 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Leatherworking and beadworking
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Abernethy
Accession Number: P0149
Rectangular flat pouch completely covered with beadwork: cross pattern on one side; double hourglass pattern on the other. Multi-colored on white. Step-pyramid and cross quillwork on bottom. Long fringe below quillwork. Late reservation period- ground is totally beaded, even upper portion of bag.

glass beads and leather

Report by R. Conn (1978) was ref'd to identify this.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 30 1/4 x 7 3/16 in. (76.84 x 18.26 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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