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Pipe Bag


Artist Unknown (Lakota (Sioux))


late 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Pipe Bag, Artist Unknown (Lakota (Sioux))
Pipe Bag: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Quillwork | Animal hide, quills, glass beads, metal beads
Size: 18 1/2 x 7 5/8 x 2 1/4 in. (46.99 x 19.37 x 5.72 cm) (without fringe)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region
Culture: Lakota (Sioux), North America, United States, Great Plains region
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: rectangular pouch with long fringe, partially covered in quills trimmed with blue beads; body decorated with horses on red ground- purple horse on front, white and blue horse on back; beaded detail at top edge
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund, The Driscoll Art Accessions Endowment Fund, and The Robert J. Ulrich Works of Art Purchase Fund
Accession Number: 2004.27.2
Added to Site: March 1, 2009