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Pipebag

Culture/People
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Previous owner
George Catlin, Non-Indian, 1796-1872
Frank M. Covert (F. M. Covert), Non-Indian, 1858-1929
Seller
Frank M. Covert (F. M. Covert), Non-Indian, 1858-1929
Date created
1830-1860
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Object Name
Pipebag
Media/Materials
Wool cloth, glass bead/beads, porcupine quills, metal cones, thread, dye/dyes, hide thong/babiche, hide
Techniques
Dyed, sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, overlay beadwork, edge beaded, quill plaiting/woven quillwork, quill-wrapped (flat)
Catalog Number
4695
Barcode
004695.000
Collection History
Collection history unknown; but said to have been part of the collection of artist George Catlin (1796-1872) and passed to an insurance company after a fire; formerly in the collection of Frank M. Covert (1858-1929, a New York dealer); purchased by George Heye from Frank M. Covert circa 1905.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Plains; USA, Canada (inferred)