An Interesting Native American Arapaho, Southern Plains Belt Pouch

An Interesting Native American Arapaho, Southern Plains Belt Pouch

1800 to 1900 Native American

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An Interesting Native American Arapaho, Southern Plains Belt Pouch
Decorated with geometric designs front and back with brass beads, thimbles and bells attached to sinew strings interspersed with large blue opaque glass trade beads
Circa 1870

Size: 33 cm long – 13 ins long
The lack of pockets in native garments helps to explain the development of a variety of bags and pouches that were worn suspended from the neck, shoulder or belt. In earlier times these long belt pouches were made from the whole skins of small animals.

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Height 33.00 cm (12.99 inches)
Medium
brass beads, thimbles and bells attached to sinew strings interspersed with large blue opaque glass trade beads
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