Octopus bag

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Culture/People
Paiute
Object Name
Octopus bag
Media/Materials
Cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, hide, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Sewn, loom beadwork, strung
Dimensions
38 x 21 x 1 cm
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
White Pine City; White Pine County; Nevada; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown, but said to have been collected in 1870; purchased by MAI from an unknown source circa 1920.
Catalog Number
10/85
Barcode
100085.000
See related items
Paiute
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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