Art Finder Work of Art Detail  
Item Actions
Rating (1)
This would be very useful in the classroom

Parfleche Container


Artist Unknown (Inuna-ina (Arapaho))


19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Parfleche Container, Artist Unknown (Inuna-ina (Arapaho))
Text not available.
Comments (0)
Tags (9)
Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Leatherwork | Animal hide, pigment
Size: 10 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. (27.3 x 8.9 x 8.6 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region
Culture: Inuna-ina (Arapaho), North America, United States, Great Plains region
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: tube-shaped container, slightly smaller in diameter at bottom; tied at top, bottom and side with leather thongs; decorated with repeating geometric patterns in 3 rows on body, in red, green and black
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Paul C. Johnson, Jr. Fund
Accession Number: 2000.139
Added to Site: February 28, 2009