• Culture/People:

    probably Minneconjou Lakota (Minniconjou Sioux) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    "Possible bag" depicting the deeds of Minneconjou chief White Swan

  • Date created:

    circa 1880

  • Place:

    North Dakota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, glass bead/beads, metal cones, cotton cloth, sinew, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, long-time friend of George Heye); lent to MAI in 1917 and purchased from him in 1947.

  • Dimensions:

    44.50 x 33.00 x 8.00 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Song for the Horse Nation" exhibit on the 3rd floor

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