Parfleche Box, Bag


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Parfleche Box, Bag   (1996.24.0164A)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Gear
  4. :
  5. Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date N/A
Culture Native American: Great Plains: Sioux: Lakota (Teton Sioux, Western Sioux): Oglala

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 39.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 27.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 25.1 cm
Weight 597 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Pigment--Paint, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Textile--Wool
Manufacturing Processes Cutting, Sewing, Painting
Munsell Color Information Pale Yellow (5Y 9/4) -Color of the material. Yellowish Gray (2.5Y 8/2) -Color of the strings. Dark Blue (5PB 2/4) -Blue clothes on each side.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

See Figure 11 of the 2nd edition of The Indian Tipi, Its History, Construction and Uses by R. & G. Laubin. J. White, 11/14/2002.

Bibliography N/A

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Reginald and Gladys Laubin Collection
Reproduction Needs Research
Reproduction Information Contradictory information indicates Reginald made this box acording to Clyde Hall and that Mrs. Red Bear gave it to Reginald with no indication if she made it. JLW, 5/25/2007

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