African? painted hide fringe bag

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20 x 10", hide

Abstract

Though it bears some resemblance to a Native American tobacco or medicine bag, it appears more likely to be African in origin. The hide is polished and painted with 6 gathered fringe details (dyed with reds and greens). The exact origin of this bag is unknown.

Date

undated

Identifier

ms049_061

Files

ms048_061.jpg

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Citation

unknown, . “African? painted hide fringe bag.” Truman Warner Anthropological Collection, MS048. WCSU Archives, 6 June 2018. Accessed on the Web: 19 Oct. 2018.

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