Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object Name Bag
Date ca. 1880
Description Strike-a-lite. Fully beaded on harness leather. Beading is a blue background. Central element is a white cross inside a red diamond. Attached to each side of the diamond are two vertical bars in red with white segments. Attached to top and bottom of central diamond are triangles of green, red and blue. The gently curving lower edge has a row of brass tacks and slender tin cone suspensions. Attached to each lower corner are suspensions of twisted fringe ending in brass beads and leather tassels. Fully beaded flap in blue with geometric designs in red with a row of tin cones at edge.
Material leather, brass tacks, tin cones, glass beads
Dimensions W-3.75 L-5.75 inches
Culture Cheyenne
Location Found/Collected Crow Creek, SD
Collection Blue Cloud Abbey-American Indian Culture Research Center Collection
Catalog Number 21.2013.15.0691