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Catalog Number 2007.042.031
Object Name Bag, Ration Ticket
Collection CSRHC Transfer
Year Range from 1880
Year Range to 1920
Tribe Plains
Description Beaded ration bag made of harness leather and adorned with beadwork pattern on the front. Leather fringe hangs down from the bottom of the bag. Overall beadwork pattern is a white background with different colored designs including half diamonds and full diamonds. Plains beadwork pattern. Bead colors include white, green, black, yellow, blue, and red.
Dimensions W-8.75 L-12 inches
Material leather, glass, cotton
Provenance Ration bags were made to carry ration tickets issued by the US government to Indians on reservations.
Search Terms bag
ration
bead
leather
Native American
Category Native American Bags