Doll's baby carrier/moss bag

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Culture/People
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)
Possible collector
George H. Bingenheimer, Non-Indian, 1861-1920
Previous owner
George H. Bingenheimer, Non-Indian, 1861-1920
Margaret Bingenheimer (Margaret G. Bowers/Mrs. George H. Bingenheimer), Non-Indian, 1865-1965
Seller
Margaret Bingenheimer (Margaret G. Bowers/Mrs. George H. Bingenheimer), Non-Indian, 1865-1965
Object Name
Doll's baby carrier/moss bag
Media/Materials
Hide, cotton cloth, porcupine quills, aniline dye/dyes, hide thong/babiche, feather/feathers, silk ribbon, sinew, cotton thread
Techniques
Sewn, quilled (lane stitched), lined, fringed
Dimensions
36 x 40 x 7 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place
Standing Rock Reservation; Sioux County, Corson County; North Dakota, South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Date created
1885-1900
Collection History
Probably collected by George H. Bingenheimer (1861-1920, businessman and Indian Agent for the Standing Rock Reservation from 1898 to 1903); purchased by MAI in 1923 from his widow Margaret Bingenheimer (1865-1965)
Catalog Number
12/2308
Barcode
122308.000
See related items
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
On View
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Lakota
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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