• Culture/People:

    Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)

  • Object name:

    Doll's baby carrier/moss bag

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Standing Rock Reservation; Sioux County, Corson County; North Dakota, South Dakota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, cotton cloth, porcupine quills, aniline dye/dyes, hide thong/babiche, feather/feathers, silk ribbon, sinew, cotton thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, quilled (lane stitched), lined, fringed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Probably collected by George H. Bingenheimer (1861-1920, businessman and Indian Agent for the Standing Rock Reservation from 1898 to 1903); purchased from his widow, Margaret Bingenheimer, in 1920 by MAI staff member Melvin R. Gilmore (1868-1940) on behalf of the Museum.

  • Dimensions:

    36 x 40 x 7 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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