Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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medical bag
  • unknown Plains maker
  • medical bag, circa 1890
  • Where object was made: United States
  • rawhide
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 11 x 12.5 x 28.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 4 5/16 x 4 7/8 x 11 1/4 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6084

The rawhide box has hinged lid. It has a rectangular opening along the long axis. There is a small handle sewn on the top. One side is continuous between the top and bottom. The other three sides of the lid appear to cover a large portion of the bottom. There is no fastener present. It is light brown.