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Catalog Number 11310-18
Title Pipe Bag, Beaded; Cheyenne,
Object Name Bag, Pipe
Description Leather Throat Sewn to Beaded Fringed Bag, Geometric Pattern
COLORS: tan, white, green, red, yellow, blue, black beads
TECHNIQUE: hand sewn, lazy stitch beads
Date 19th c., late
Year Range from 1867
Year Range to 1933
Culture Cheyenne
Material leather, glass beads
Made Unknown
People Keeling, William Henry
History Collected by Major William Henry Keeling. In 1855 Keeling surveyed the line between Kansas and Nebraska. He went to Texas in 1859. He also served with the U.S. Army during the Civil War. From 1862-1865 he served with the battalion that was General Sherman's bodyguard. In the late 1860s, he was stationed at western army posts, including Camp Cooke and Fort Leavenworth. During the 1880s he was the post trader at Fort Leavenworth.

In the old catalog records from Arbor Lodge, this bag is identifed as Cheyenne.
Credit line William Henry Keeling, Falls City (Richardson), Nebraska
Collection Keeling, William Henry