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Catalog Number 00030
Object Name Bag, Ration Ticket
Collection T. R. Roddy
Year Range from 1880
Year Range to 1915
Tribe Cheyenne
Description A Cheyenne ration ticket bag made of commercially tanned leather, possibly a repurposed boot top, with braintanned deer hide fringe.
Flat bag; front beaded with three geometric designs in yellow, red, white, cobalt blue, and pink; semi-circle flap, edge beaded, and Maltese cross in center; soft white buckskin fringe on flap and bottom of bag; seams trimmed with white beads; leather thong on back for hanging
Dimensions W-8.071 L-9.843 inches
Material leather, beads, sinews
People Roddy, Thomas R.
Search Terms Native American
bead
leather
pouch
ration
Category Native American Bags