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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
Seller
Margaret Bingenheimer (Margaret G. Bowers/Mrs. George H. Bingenheimer), Non-Indian, 1865-1965
Object Name
Bag
Media/Materials
Animal bladder, porcupine quills, pigment/pigments, dye/dyes
Techniques
Dyed, quill plaiting/woven quillwork, quill embroidered, fringed
Dimensions
27 x 6 x 5 cm
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
North Dakota or South Dakota; USA (inferred)
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
12/2296
Barcode
122296.000
See related items
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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