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Flat Bag Parfleche


Artist Unknown (Tsistsistas (Cheyenne))


c. 1880s

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Flat Bag Parfleche, Artist Unknown (Tsistsistas (Cheyenne))
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Leatherwork | Animal hide (leather), pigment
Size: 13 1/8 x 11 7/8 x 3 9/16 in. (33.34 x 30.16 x 9.05 cm) (without fringe)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region
Culture: Tsistsistas (Cheyenne), North America, United States, Great Plains region
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Bag with short flap at top; long fringe along sides, short fringe on top flap; geometric decoration with triangles and lines on front and large X with 4 stars on back in red, green and black
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 99.108
Added to Site: February 28, 2009