Object photography

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Object description

  • Tsitsistas (Cheyenne) artist
  • Pouch, before 1909
  • Leather, glass
  • Great Plains, United States
  • H: 7 in, W: 4 1/2 in (H: 17.8 cm, W: 11.4 cm)
  • Gift of Colonel George L. Smith, 1951
  • E26031


This is a tanned buckskin pouch, probably made for a watch. The pouch is fringed along the sides and the bottom. The front is decorated around the edge with two strips of blue glass beads and a blue and green cross in the center. There is a green beaded cross in the center of the reverse.