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Catalog Number 07502
Object Name Bag, Ration Ticket
Collection Mrs. Reese Kincaid
Year Range from 1880.0
Year Range to 1915.0
Tribe Cheyenne
Description A Cheyenne ration ticket bag made of commercially tanned leather with brain tanned deer hide fringe and hand strap attached. The fringe is dyed a yellow ochre color; seed and glass beads, hawk bells
Dimensions W-7.677 L-9.843 inches
Material glass, metal, cotton
Provenance Records indicate a connection to the Mohawk Lodge Indian Store in Clinton, OK. The American Indian craft store's origin dates to Colony, Okla., in 1892, when it was started by the Dutch Reform Church of New York to create a way for local Indians to sell their wares. In fact, a small house next door to the current business in Clinton is the original meeting house in Colony.
Mohawk Lodge moved to Watonga, Okla., in 1907, then later to Clinton.
The business was purchased by M.B. Moore, a Creek Indian, not long after it moved to Clinton. After that, it was owned by Nellie Stevens, who was part Comanche and part Cherokee, for another 30 years.
People Kincaid, Mrs. Reese
Search Terms bag
ration
bead
leather
Native American
Category Native American Bags