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Catalog Number 7069-249
Title Pouch, Quillwork; American Flag; Thunderbird
Object Name Bag
Description Rectangular bag made of leather and decorated with beads, fabric and quillwork. The quills are dyed orange, green, purple and red. Motifs, including flowers, American flags and thunderbirds are sewn onto the bag with colored quills. The bag is open at the top, with the opening edge trimmed with indigo dyed and printed cotton fabric. The botton of the bag is trimmed with short rows of dark blue and white lazy stitched beadwork. Both bottom corners of the bag have three pieces of fringe attached to them. There is a small leather strap attached to the back of the bag, for tying to a belt of hanging from a wall.
Date 1890 ca.
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1890
Culture North American Indian/Otoe?
Material leather, quills, glass beads
Place of Origin USA
Height (in) 9.5
Width (in) 6
People Eiser, George, 1845-
History ACQUIRED FROM ARBOR LODGE WHO WANTED TO FIND HOME FOR THEIR ETHNO COLLECTIONS. NO LONGER FOCUS OF THEIR MUSEUM. ARBOR LODGE ACQUIRED IT FROM A WOMAN WHO BELIEVED HER GRANDFATHER, GEORGE EISER, ACQUIRED FROM OTOE INDIANS IN NEBRASKA CITY.AL-207 MEANS THAT THE SOURCE OF OBJECT WAS UNKNOWN IN THE 1980S WHEN IT WAS ASSIGNED AT ARBOR LODGE