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SIOUX PIPE AND BEADED AND QUILLED FRINGED HIDE PIPE BAG the pipe, of cylindrical and flattend section, decorated at each end with brass tacks, fine aged patina overall, inset to a steatite bowl with catlinite and lead inlay, together with a hide tobacco bag, stitched with opaque and metal beads, with a pair of diamonds on one side, and a butterfly design on the other, surmounted by spot-stitched floral designs; a cut-hide section below wrapped in dyed porcupine quill
Porcupine quillwork pipe bag by Teyacapan, via Flickr. A very difficult art. Note the fringe dangles are completely wrapped with flattened quills.