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Plains Indian Museum

Plateau 318 Salish 189
applique 85 Beads 2617 Buckskin 430
bag 239
ca. 1915
L: 11.25 in, width: 7.125 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Dress and adornment- Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. White buckskin pouch with short fringe around edges, drawstring and four scallops at top. One side has three heart shapes arranged point to point, outline lazy stitch beaded in cut red and cut clear green (1) and cut clear blue, cut clear/rose hearts and cut red (2) with a descending applique beaded "stem" of a clear amber inverted V, a cut-clear/pink hearts band, 3 black lines and a blue "fish" shape with cut iridescent dark blue center. Other side has a diamond of cut royal blue outlined with yellow in a square U of clear dark red iwth yellow corners above a light blue and clear dark red anchor shape with 2 projecting diamonds of pink outlined with royal blue. Each scallop at top is picot edge beaded in clear amber, light blue, royal blue or clear rose; triangular ends of drawsring are also picot edge beaded- 1 in royal blue; 1 in light greasy blue, clear dark red and yellow.
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