Sioux Sewing Beaded Bag with Original Contents

Item: 514

Origin: Sioux
Date: Circa 1880
Media: Cowhide, beads, cones
Dimensions: 10 x 6 inches

Description: This sewing bag, likely of cowhide, has a wonderful beading combination of turquoise blue, black, red/white hearts and white beads sparingly used along the edges and the flap.  The bag has some older mends to the hide.  Inside are found the original contents including: piece of calico, piece of shell, pearl bulb, token, tin for polish with old contents, token with very fine rockery engraving, 2 bundles of animal fascia used as sinew for sewing.

Price: Sold

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