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Warrior Bag

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Rawhide, pigment, cloth
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 20 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 1 in. (51.8 x 19.1 x 2.5 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 43.201.143
    CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Sioux (Native American). Warrior Bag, 19th century. Rawhide, pigment, cloth, 20 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 1 in. (51.8 x 19.1 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks, 43.201.143. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.43.201.143.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.43.201.143.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This would be called a warrior bag but it is missing its fringe. Stiff, poor condition. Sioux.
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