• Culture/People:

    Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)

  • Object name:

    Parfleche bag

  • Date created:

    circa 1890

  • Place:

    Pine Ridge Reservation; Jackson County, Shannon County; South Dakota; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Rawhide, wool cloth, hide thong/babiche, paint

  • Techniques:

    Folded, stitched, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Mrs. George (Thea) Heye and donated to MAI or purchased by MAI in 1928 using funds she donated.

  • Dimensions:

    25 x 20 x 4 cm

  • Catalog number:



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