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Object Name Bag, Possible
Other Name Tipi Bag
Object Number 1914.322.2
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description light colored animal hide with a flap that folds over opening in front; long ties with conical metal (tin) pieces attached, hang from three spots on lower lip of front opening; beaded band on edge of flap and on both sides; edges in dark blue, light blue, red, and yellow; geometric shapes; some of the conical tin pieces have hair attached near beading; front of bag has horizontal stripes of red and white quill work along which at four points are small pieces of green yarn.
Dimensions W-16.25 L-24.25 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.
People Don't Braid His Hair
Search Terms American Indian
Don't Braid His Hair
Native American
Plains Indian
Pine Ridge Agency