Sioux Beaded Bag - Very colorful beaded stike-a-light bag from about 1870. The leather is hard but the bag is in great shape. The bag has something hard in it but I do not want to look in fear of messing up the bag, the leather must be softened first and I don't do that. This came out of the Mark H. Brown collection - Mark wrote "Before Barbed Wire", "The Frontier Years" and "Plainsmen to the Yellowstone". I purchased his collection in Storm Lake Iowa in 1978 and he was 92 years old when I did. He had a major frontier gun and Indian collection.
The bag measures : 4 1/2" long ( from to to bottom of the bag ) X3" wide. The tassles measures : 6" long.
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