A Lakota Beaded Tipi "Possible" Bag, c. 1890. So ...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionA Lakota Beaded Tipi "Possible" Bag, c. 1890. So named by early 19th-century traders and a direct translation for the Indian word meaning 'a bag for every possible thing'. Measuring 7" x 14", this thread-sewn, tanned hide bag is decorated on the front in rows of glass seed beads and wool trader's cloth along the edges and within the two bottom tassles. In fine condition exhibiting only minimal wear with age and use.
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