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Tobacco Bag, Arapaho, circa 1870  for sale purchase consign auction art gallery museum denver
Arapaho,
circa 1870
 
hide with mixed media
19 ¾ x 5 ½ x 10 inches
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An exceptional tobacco/pipe bag from the late Classic period (pre or early reservation era). Constructed of native tanned hide and expertly beaded with trade beads. The fringe has been rubbed in blue ochre and the upper body of the bag in yellow ochre.

The Arapaho, members of the Plains Indian culture group, were nomadic with territory extending across parts of present day Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and Kansas.

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