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1.69.5779
purse | Beads | Cord | Satin
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1.69.5779 | ca. 1890 | L: 19.75 in, width: 3.625 in | Gift of Katherine C. Good, in memory of Frank C. Mulloy and his sister, Caroline Mulloy Heater | Oblong shaped satin card purse, with drawstring closure, draped with luminiscent purple glass beads. Five rows of beaded loops at intervals. Bottom of purse has a beaded ball with four strands of looped beads. Black fabric at top with black corded drawstring. | 1.69.5779.jpg | purse | Beads | Cord | Satin

NA.203.411
South Dakota | Sioux | purse...
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NA.203.411 | 1960 | L: 3 in, width: 4.875 in | The Mr. & Mrs. Sandberg collection given in memory of Babe & Sandy Sandberg by their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. Claude Phillips | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Object: Coin purse - leather, cloth lined, zipper top fully beaded. Diamonds and triangles in yellow, blue, red, orange, turquoise and green on white ground. Turquoise and red border, red edge beading. Bereavment card for Josephine Wells inside with small bead and sequin decoration. | NA.203.411.JPG | na.203.411v2.jpg | na.203.411v1.jpg | triangles | diamonds | purse | Beads | cloth | leather | South Dakota | Sioux

NA.203.802
Salish | purse | brass | Bea...
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NA.203.802 | ca. 1930 | purse height: 4.625 in, L: 6.375 in, purse width: .875 in, handle length: 9.5 in, diameter of handle: .25 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Dress and Adornment, Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Commerical leather purse with brass double ball clasp, upper edge and hinges, interior leather coin pouch attached to hinges at ends of brass frame has a box clasp, interior of purse and exterior of coin pouch are lined with tan cloth. One side of purse is almost fully beaded (applique stitch) with a "bulls eye" in clear dark red- clear green-royal blue on a white and milk white ground with lower edge beaded in royal blue. Other side is almost fully beaded (applique stitch) with a five point star of greasy yellow with dark green outline and light blue circular center transposed over a five point star of royal blue with dark green outline on a white and milk white ground with lower edged beaded in royal blue. Handle (B) is a rolled strip of cloth fully wrap beaded in bands of opalescent white, red/white hearts, faceted gold, navy blue, faceted gold, red/white hearts, opalescent white, cloth ends loop through brass stud fixtures on one side of purse frame. Handle is inside purse. | NA.203.802A&Bside1.JPG | NA.203.802A&Bside2.JPG | na.203.802.jpg | star | bulls eye | purse | brass | Beads | cloth | leather | Salish

1.69.1704
purse | Print | lining | dra...
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1.69.1704 | L: 8.25 in, width: 5 in | Gift of George Beck Family | Black cloth drawstring purse with gold tassle and drawstring, lined with green material which looks like newspaper print, n.d. | 1.69.1704.JPG | purse | Print | lining | drawstring | green | gold | tassle | black | cloth

1.69.691
purse | brown | fringe | sue...
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1.69.691 | ca. 1916 | L: 10.5 in, width: 10 in | Museum purchase, Bradford-Decker Collection | Brown suede purse with fringe and bead trimming, strap. Part of Etheyle Parry's Wild West Show wardrobe, later married W.C. Bradford, Buffalo Bill's nephew. | 1.69.691.JPG | 1.69.691.jpg | purse | brown | fringe | suede | Beads

1.69.2554
purse | rectangular | Beads ...
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1.69.2554 | L: 6.875 in, width: 6.375 in | Ladies purse; rectangular; fully seed beaded front and back with central clear yellow bead and clear orange with center bead floral design with lime green and clear rose bead leaves, all outlined in gray on clear dark turquoise bead background; remainder of design is areas of colored beads outlined with black beads, colored beads are clear kelly green, clear aqua, clear amber, opalescent pink, royal blue, clear rose and clear with blue centers; bottom of bag has 1-3/4" long fringe made of loops of clear dark turquoise and clear amber beads; opening of purse is a square gold metal frame overlaid with silver metal, frame edge has a raised floral design and half a clasp on each side, top of clasp resembles an acorn; each side also has a metal ring through which is attched a chain for the handle, handle chain is linked rings of silver metal with an incised gold-colored edge design; purse is lined with lavender satin with a border of pastel pink and green looped silk held with braided gold thread. Dimensions: Length is without fringe or chain. Condition: Satin lining is very fragile and deteriorating, ink used by donor to number purse has eaten through satin; silver metal worn off frame edges and clasp; missing one beaded fringe in one corner. Origin: Gift of Nick Eggenhofer. This was originally accessioned into the PIM as NA.203.480 but is not Indian so it was deaccessioned and reaccessioned into the BBM. This appears on Eggenhofer's inventory as E-52 but is actually numbered E-69 | 1.69.2554.JPG | 1.69.2554.JPG | leaves | floral | purse | rectangular | Beads | silver | metal | lavender | thread | chain | braided | fringed | gold | Satin

NA.203.442
Plains | purse | fringe | bl...
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NA.203.442 | width: 0 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Purse - triangular shaped leather, pinked on edges with fringe; beaded floral bouquet design on flap in green, pink, turquoise and yellow; lined with blue cloth. | NA.203.442.JPG | na.203.442.jpg | beaded | floral | purse | fringe | blue | leather | Beads | cloth | Plains

NA.203.424
Montana | Salish | purse | B...
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NA.203.424 | 1920s | Diameter: 4.75 in | Gift of The Coe Foundation | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Purse - leather, round, floral beading on front; turquoise center, yellow, green, white, red petals, outlined in metallic green, pink ground; metallic green, and yellow border, blue on edge. | na.203.424.jpg | floral | purse | Beads | leather | Montana | Salish

NA.109.17
Northern Plains | purse | Be...
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NA.109.17 | ca. 1920 | L: 10 in, width: 12 in | Utensils and implements - Toilet Articles. Purse - tanned, beaded side panels in overlay floral design, fully beaded handle with three medallions at top. Metal zipper closing and pink cloth lining. | NA.109.17.JPG | na.109.17.jpg | floral | overlay | purse | Beads | seed | tanned | metal | deer hide | pink | Tradecloth | Northern Plains

1.69.243
purse | drawstring
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1.69.243 | ca. 1900 | H: 10 in, width: 4.5 in | Drawstring purse, blue irridescent beaded. | 1.69.243.JPG | Beads | purse | drawstring

NA.109.39
Cayuse | Plateau | purse | m...
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NA.109.39 | ca. 1905 | L: 5.25 in, width: 8 in | Utensils and Implements, Toilet Articles. Commercially tanned leather purse with brass metal frame, fully beaded front and back in overlay floral design, leather handles. Muslin lining. Two compartments. | NA.109.39view1.JPG | NA.109.39view2.JPG | floral | purse | metal | glass beads | hide | Cotton cloth | Cayuse | Plateau

NA.203.814
Plateau | Salish | purse | a...
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NA.203.814 | ca. 1915 | length without fringe: 8.375 in, width: 7.625 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Dress and Adornment- Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Rounded top edge with sides tapering to a straight bottom edge fully applique stitch beaded on both sides with a rose in cut reds, red, clear dark root beer brown, light pink and pink with leaves and stems in green, clear dark green, cut clear/green hearts and cut iridescent dark greens, dark purples and coppers, cut white ground on one side; bordered with single rows of red, white and cut royal blue; side edges bound in opalescent white and clear royal blue; bottom edge bound with white and blue print fabric and decorated with beaded fringes in either clear royal or opalescent white with cut clear red at tips. Wrap beaded handle in light blue with odds and ends of other colors. Tan metal zipper at top with purple silk lining inside. | NA.203.814.JPG | na.203.814.jpg | purse | applique | metal | silk | Beads | Plateau | Salish

NA.203.843
Plateau | Salish | purse | B...
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NA.203.843 | ca. early 1900's | width: 4.25 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Dress and Adornment Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Small beaded purse: U shaped white buckskin pouch with narrow fringe seam; one side is beaded with two birds in clear amber at the top of a plant with red/white hearts round flowers and clear dark green leaves and stems; other side is beaded with similar clear dark green leaves and stems and five groups of three round flowers in red/white hearts and pink with cut silver centers; sides and top borders on both sides are alternating rows of royal blue and white, beaded scallops at top edge are also royal and white, handle is woven of two strands of royal and two strands of white beads. | NA.203.843SIDE1.JPG | NA.203.843SIDE2.JPG | na.203.843v1.jpg | na.203.843v2.jpg | purse | Beads | Buckskin | Plateau | Salish

NA.203.486
Chippewa | purse | black | g...
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NA.203.486 | ca. 1910 | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Purse - round beaded purse, green and black cloth, multi-colored floral beading; pink edge beading; fully beaded shoulder strap with white crosses on black ground. | NA.203.486.JPG | na.203.486.jpg | floral | crosses | purse | black | green | cloth | Beads | Chippewa

NA.203.1421
New, Lloyd Kiva | purse | me...
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NA.203.1421 | 1960s | H: 13.5 in, width: 9.25 in, depth: 1.25 in | Gift in memory of Lloyd New by Harriet and Ed Spencer | Woman's white purse made by Lloyd Kiva New | NA.203.1421.jpg | purse | metal | brass | White | thread | leather | New, Lloyd Kiva

NA.203.829
Plateau | Salish | purse | B...
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NA.203.829 | early 1900s | Diameter: 3.75 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Dress and Adornment, Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Beaded coin purse: Circular cloth front and back fully applique stitch beaded with small seed beads. One side has a bird with red/white hearts comb, light blue head, red/white hearts body, black wings and legs, tail of red/white hearts. Black, periwinkle blue, clear amber and clear pale pink; to the right of bird are 2 leaves in cut green, clear green and periwinkle and a tulip in periwinkle and light blues and red/white hearts outlined in black; below bird is a 7 petal flower in periwinkle, black and red/white hearts; background is white with scattered metallic beads around outer 2 rows; edge is bound with light blue interspersed with 4-4 row bands of red/white hearts. Other side has a white owl with clear amber eyes and highlights, black eyelashes and beak sitting on a branch of pearl white and cut clear purple; background is cut periwinkle with 2 rows of cut clear lime green around outside; border is cut light turquoise; edge is bound with light blue interspersed with 1-4 row band of clear dark red and 3-4 row bands of maroon. Metal zipper at top; buckskin strip inset between front and back: lining is green and purple floral print cloth. | NA.203.829side1.JPG | NA.203.829side2.JPG | na.203.829v1.jpg | na.203.829v2.jpg | purse | Beads | metal | applique | cloth | Buckskin | Plateau | Salish

NA.203.429
Montana | Salish | purse | B...
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NA.203.429 | 1920s | Diameter: 5 in | Gift of The Coe Foundation | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Purse - leather, round; square center with four petals in blue, yellow, red and green, outlined in white on pink ground; multi-colored border, blue beading on edge. | NA.203.429.JPG | na.203.429.jpg | purse | Beads | leather | Montana | Salish

1.69.6533
purse | Beads | textile
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1.69.6533 | width: 8 in, L: 7.5 in | object is a beaded purse, possibly made from an olive/drab colored synthetic material or cotton. Beads are falling off, primarily on the strap, and there are loose threads all across the bottom of the purse. Beads are dark blue, light blue, black, gold, orange, green, and red. there is a star pattern on a dark blue beaded background, with two circular patterns over top. There is a small zip-loc bag containing beads from the purse in the vertical file. | 1.69.6533a.JPG | purse | Beads | textile

NA.203.428
Plains | purse | leather | B...
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NA.203.428 | 1920s | Diameter: 3.5 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Purse - leather, beaded front in turquoise, yellow and red with pink metallic green border; back almost entirely missing. | na.203.428.jpg | purse | leather | Beads | Plains

NA.203.398
Indian | purse | leather | m...
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NA.203.398 | Contemporary | L: 8.375 in, width: 6.75 in, depth: 3 in | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Object: Purse - red commercial leather, drawstring top. Decorated with four rows of metal studs and three beaded strips in blue, black and dark blue. | NA.203.398.JPG | NA.203.398.JPG | NA.203.398.JPG | purse | leather | metal | Beads | drawstring | studs | commercial | Red | Indian

3.78.450D
purse | muff | fur | velvet ...
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3.78.450D | L: 9 in | Gift of the artist's heirs, W.H.D. Koerner, III and Ruth Koerner Oliver | Combination fur purse and muff with brass latch and fittings, fur handle, lined in blue velvet. Origin: Where - Personal studio collection of artist, W.H.D. Koerner. When - May, 1977 (Materials received - 1978) | 3.78.450D.jpg | purse | muff | fur | velvet | brass

NA.203.413
Cree | Rocky Boy's Indian Re...
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NA.203.413 | 1950's | L: 10 in, width: 7.125 in | The Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Sandberg collection given in memory of Babe and Sandy Sandberg by their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Phillips | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Purse - leather, metal top edges and clasp, chain handle, beaded panel on cloth sewn to purse. Floral design on one side, leaf design on other side, multi-colors on white ground, three sets of beaded loops at the bottom edge in red, yellow and blue. | NA.203.413.JPG | na.203.413v1.jpg | na.203.413v2.jpg | floral | Leaf | purse | metal | leather | Beads | loops | chain | Cree | Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, Montana | Chippewa

NA.203.330
Fort Belknap Indian Reservat...
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NA.203.330 | 1925 | L: 15.125 in, width: 6.625 in | Gift of J.W. Duke Wellington | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Purse - deerskin purse, partially beaded with red, white, yellows and green. Fringe at the bottom. | na.203.330v2.jpg | na.203.330v1.jpg | purse | deerskin | fringe | Beads | Fort Belknap Indian Reservation

NA.109.26
Northern Plains | purse | Re...
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NA.109.26 | ca. 1890 | L: 7.625 in, width: 6.75 in | Utensils and implements - Toilet Articles. Purse - tanned, fully beaded front in overlay floral design, top edge bound with beige and red tradecloth. Handle and fringe along bottom with blue globular glass beads. | NA.109.26.JPG | na.109.26.jpg | overlay | floral | purse | Red | deer hide | beige | Tradecloth | seed | tanned | glass | Beads | Northern Plains