VISIT

Plan an in-person visit

SUPPORT

The Center needs you

SHOP

Browse our online store

Search results:

Add to Exhibit
Remove
Love this Object

Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Nez Perce 138
Descriptions
cornhusk 11 Buckskin 430 string 175 twine 40
Names
bag 239
Subjects
zigzag 91 diamonds 119 flower pot pyramids 8
Date:
ca. 1910
Dimensions:
L: 16.875 in, width: 14.25 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R.Simplot
Remarks:
Utensils and Implements, Household. Foundation of woven string and twine overwrapped with natural and dyed cornhusks. One side has stepped diamond designs in purple-orange-aqua-pink and stepped upside down pyramid designs in red-aqua-orange. Other side has zigzag edged diamond designs in violet-aqua-pink, violet-aqua-red-blue-pink; 3 x designs in dark purple with light orange ends, 3 "flower pot"designs at bottom in light orange-violet-blue and 3 at top in light orange-violet-aqua-red; two buckskin straps sewn near middle of this side, knotted, one has a slit in end. Varying dye lots of colors used make designs irregular. Written on paper found inside bag; This Bag was given/to me (Pearl Tryon) by/Louise Vanderburg./Aug. 2nd 1951.
Accession Number:
NA.106.587

Not currently on display


Know something we don't? Have an interesting question? Leave it here in our new & improved Comment Section and we will get back to you.

Questions and Comments

Loading comments...