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Tobacco bag

pouch

This Chuckchi tobacco pouch is decorated with painted hide strips, caribou hair embroidery, and tiny cut-outs of birds. With the flap folded over it is a pouch; with the flap open it can be hung up as a wall decoration.

Culture: Eastern Siberian
Region: Northeast Siberia
Object Category: Baskets, bags, boxes
Object Type: Bag
Dimensions: Length 23cm
Museum: National Museum of the American Indian
Museum ID Number: 245955.000