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    A SIOUX PICTORIAL BEADED HIDE TOBACCO BAG
    c. 1910

    sinew sewn and lane-stitched in various shades of glass seed beads, one side with four horse heads centering a man on horseback, the other with man on horseback, shooting a bow and arrow, with one horse head above, a quill-wrapped panel of rawhide slats suspended below, hide fringe along the bottom, with old tag attached inscribed, #745 Pipe Bag, Pine Ridge Sioux, Gashaburgh Co., So. Dakota, 7" x 26" long, owned and used by Robt. Spotted Horse of Interior, SD. Finely beaded in design of horses and Indians, all sinew work, very rare, see page (illegible).

    Illustrated: Weidner, Len, "American Plains Indian Vests," Prehistoric Antiquities & Archaeological News Quarterly, vol. XII, no. 3, Summer 1992, p. 2.

    Exhibited: Texas Hall of Fame And Museum, Waco, TX, October 1985

    Length: 26 ½ inches



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    December, 2010
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