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Paint Bag

Paint Bag
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Collector
James Mooney
Donor Name
Bureau Of American Ethnology
Accession Date
17 May 1892
Collection Date
C. 1891
Object Type
Paint Bag
Accession Number
025718
USNM Number
E152915-0
Culture
Kiowa
Notes
Irregularly shaped bag made of re-used yellow painted hide. Looped bead fringe at bottom with long strands of seed beads at corners. Front ornamented with overlay beadwork. No traces of paint on interior. 4.5" (11 cm). (from Merrill, William L. et al. 1997. A Guide to the Kiowa Collections at the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 40. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.)
Record Last Modified
11 Dec 2014
Specimen Count
1
Data Source
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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Place
Kiowa And Comanche Reservation, Oklahoma / Indian Territory, United States, North America
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