Storage bag

Description: Native American bags were often decorated with paint, beadwork, or quillwork with specific tribal designs. These designs sometimes revealed the specific use of the bag, such as a medicine bag or tobacco bag. The craftsperson, usually a woman, made these “possible bags” to hold general items, such as clothing or household accessories. Usually the bags were made as pairs in order to hang over each side of a saddle when moving a camp. This bag, one of two in a set, was created by the Lakota.
Source: http://www.digitalindy.org/cdm/ref/collection/tcm/id/269
Collection: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Rights: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/;
Copyright: Creative Commons (CC By-SA 3.0);
Subjects: Teton Indians
Teton Indians -- Social life and customs
Indians of North America -- Great Plains
Indians of North America
Indians of North America -- Clothing
Bags
Clothing and dress

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