• Culture/People:

    Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)

  • Object name:

    Parfleche bag

  • Date created:

    circa 1875

  • Place:

    North Dakota; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Rawhide, paint, rawhide, wool cloth, cotton thread, sinew

  • Techniques:

    Bent, stitched, painted, fringed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Margaretta S. Grider (1868-ca. 1945, an Episcopal missionary), probably between 1900 and 1934; transferred at an unknown date to Mrs. Ludlow Bull (1892-1984, of New York, New York, and Litchfield, Connecticut); donated to MAI in 1963 in memory of Miss Grider.

  • Dimensions:

    24 x 20 x 11 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Lakota exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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