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Tobacco Pouch, ca. 1885

  • Sioux, Native American

Rawhide, beads, tin cones and yellow ochre

  • Overall: 22 × 2 3/4 × 1 1/4 inches (55.9 × 7 × 3.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. E. B. Gibbs

23.61

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Triangles (polygons)
  • Geometric patterns
  • Sioux
  • Beading (process)
  • Ocher
  • Tobacco
  • Fringe
  • Rawhide
  • Tin
  • Beadwork
  • Containers for smoking and tobacco use
  • Bag (container)
  • Pouch
  • Bag (costume accessory)

Mrs. Eugene Beauharnais Gibbs [1835-1926] (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1923-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Sioux, Native American, Tobacco Pouch, ca. 1885, rawhide, beads, tin cones and yellow ochre. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. E. B. Gibbs, 23.61.