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Catalog Number 07091
Object Name Parfleche
Collection Charles H. Tompkins
Date 1908
Tribe Sioux
Description Rawhide envelope with a flap over the opening at the top, overstitched with sinew on two side seams, painted front and back with different "X" designs in dark blue, red, and yellow, and outlined in brown, thong on front to tie flap, loop at back for hanging

Dimensions W-4.75 L-6 inches
Material leather, sinew, beads
Provenance Donated at OHS Board meeting January 25, 1951, originally presented to Mabel Tompkins in 1908 by Sioux Indians at Hillside Park, Newark, New Jersey.
People Tompkins, Mabel
Search Terms bag
rawhide
leather
Native American
Category Native American Bags