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Object Name Bag, Possible
Other Name Tipi Bag
Object Number 1914.322.1
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description light colored animal hide sack with flap that folds over opening in front and ties in three places; beaded band on edge of flap and on both side edges in light blue, dark blue, red, green, yellow, and white; geometric designs; beaded bands have many attachments of conical metal (tin) pieces with tufts of course hair coming from them; long hide ties coming from bottom and one side of bag.
Date 1879/12
Dimensions W-17.72 L-24.409 inches
Material animal hide; beads; metal; animal hair
Made Sioux
Provenance presented to President Hayes by an Indian named Don't Braid His Hair in December, 1879. Possible bags would be packed with household items or other necessities.
People Don't Braid His Hair
Search Terms American Indian
Don't Braid His Hair
Native American
Plains Indian
Pine Ridge Agency