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Pipe and Tobacco Bag, 1890

  • Sioux, Native American

Buckskin, beads, quills and pigment

  • Overall: 38 1/2 × 6 inches (97.8 × 15.2 cm)

Gift of the family of the late Henry Glover Stevens

34.43

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Geometric patterns
  • Sioux
  • Beading (process)
  • Tobacco
  • Pigment
  • Quill (spine)
  • Buckskin
  • Beadwork
  • Quillwork
  • Textiles
  • Pipes (smoking equipment)
  • Containers for smoking and tobacco use
  • Bag (container)
  • Bag (costume accessory)

Henry Glover Stevens [d. ca. 1934] (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1934, bequeathed to siblings Annie Stevens Woodruff, Ellen Stevens Whitall, and William P. Stevens; 1934-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Sioux, Native American, Pipe and Tobacco Bag, 1890, buckskin, beads, quills and pigment. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the family of the late Henry Glover Stevens, 34.43.