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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Plateau 318 Nez Perce 138
Descriptions
cordage 5 wool yarn 4 corn husk 22 dogbane 3 hemp 19
Names
bag 239
Subjects
zigzag 91
Dimensions:
H: 10.75 in, base diameter: 8.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Fenn
Remarks:
Woven bag, cylindrical shaped, zigzag design, trimmed with peach color. | Plain twined basket bag with an Indian hemp foundation, dogbane and hemp body, with corn husk and wool yarn design technique called false embroidery. There is cordage drawstring at the top. The bag would have been made for native use (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD).
Accession Number:
19.00.158

Not currently on display


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