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Catalog Number 00524
Object Name Bag, Ration Ticket
Collection T. R. Roddy
Year Range from 1880
Year Range to 1915
Tribe Cheyenne/Comanche
Description A Cheyenne ration ticket bag made of commercially tanned leather with green dyed, brain tanned deer hide fringe added to the top flap. The fringe on the bottom of the bag is made from the body of the bag; fringed flap. Front of bag beaded in white, blue, light blue, black, and red designs, flap beaded along outer edge in white, blue, and red stripe with green fringe. Sides beaded in white and green stripes. Back of bag plain, except for band of white, red, blue, black, and marigold beads. Leather thong tied at back of bag.
Dimensions W-6 L-12 inches
Material buckskin, beads
People Roddy, Thomas R.
Search Terms leather
bead
Native American
bag
pouch
ration
Category Native American Bags