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Parfleche envelope painted with geometric designs / Unknown

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Parfleche envelopes are also known as tipi bags. They held food, clothing, seeds, etc... for storage. Parfleche envelopes are all purpose storage receptacles. A parfleche is only one type of storage bag often used. Tags: leather ties, painted raw hide, blue, yellow, red, envelopes, torage container, tipi baggeometric designsPeople: CheyennePlaces: Southern Plains, OklahomaPurpose: domestic useFrom interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Parfleche envelope painted with geometric designs
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Cheyenne
Date: 
circa 1920
Materials/Techniques: 
hide (rawhide), paint
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
89.98
Previous Number(s): 
8927.98; 24531
Department: 
Not On View

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