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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
    ACCESSION NUMBER 43.201.143
    CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks
    PROVENANCE Prior to 1936, provenance not yet documented; before 1936, acquired by Henry Harlow Brooks of New York, NY; by 1943, acquired from the estate of Henry Harlow Brooks by an anonymous donor; October 26,1943, gift of an anonymous donor to the Brooklyn Museum.
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Warrior bag of rawhide with painted geometrical designs, Sioux. Condition: poor; stiff, missing fringe.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Sioux. 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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