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Plains Indian Museum

Plateau 318
canvas 234 Satin 101 applique 85 velvet 90 Beads 2617 Buckskin 430
bag 239
ca. 1930
Diameter: 8.75 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Dress and adornment- personal adornment Ritual Regalia. Circular pouch, fully applique stitch beaded front has a psychadelic elk in orange, clear orange and clear beads strung on orange or green thread for the body; irridescent cut green beads for the antlers; faceted silver, yellow and a black bead for the eye; background of royal blue, orange, red, light green, yellow and assorted other mixed beads; edges bound in red velvet with spaced blocks of clear beads and clear bead loop fringes. Back is red velvet with a double diamond outline in white sequins. Inside is lined with pink satin; foundation between satin and velvet is canvas. Two buckskin thongs tied in loops through holes in front and back top edge hold purse closed and serve as handles.
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