• Culture/People:

    probably Dakota (Eastern Sioux) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Bag

  • Date created:

    1820-1840

  • Place:

    Minnesota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Deerhide/deerskin, metal cones, porcupine quills, glass bead/beads, wool cloth, dye/dyes, sinew

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, quill embroidered, edge beaded, strung

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Stephen Hyatt Pelham Pell (1874-1950), a historian, collector, and founder of the Fort Ticonderoga Museum in Ticonderoga, New York; donated to MAI in 1946.

  • Catalog number:

    20/9149

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