Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)
Doll's baby carrier/moss bag
Standing Rock Reservation; Sioux County, Corson County; North Dakota, South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Hide, cotton cloth, porcupine quills, aniline dye/dyes, hide thong/babiche, feather/feathers, silk ribbon, sinew, cotton thread
Sewn, quilled (lane stitched), lined, fringed
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.
36 x 40 x 7 cm
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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