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Culture/People
Shoshone
Collector
Thomas S. Twiss (Thomas S. Triss), Non-Indian, ca. 1802-1871
Previous owner
Thomas S. Twiss (Thomas S. Triss), Non-Indian, ca. 1802-1871
Daisy M. Barnett, Non-Indian, 1874-1937
Seller
Daisy M. Barnett, Non-Indian, 1874-1937
Presenter/funding source
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Object Name
Bag
Media/Materials
Deerhide/deerskin, glass bead/beads
Techniques
Edge beaded , lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Great Basin region; USA (inferred)
Collection History
Collected between 1855 and 1871 at Fort Laramie, Wyoming, by Thomas S. Twiss (ca. 1802-1871, U.S. Indian agent for the upper Platte River); acquired by Daisy M. Barnett (1874-1937) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from Daisy Barnett in 1921 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
Catalog Number
10/8448
Barcode
108448.000
See related items
Shoshone
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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