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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Nez Perce 138
Descriptions
tanned hide 162 cornhusk 11 dye 189 hemp 19
Names
Cornhusk Bag 3
Date:
1880-1890
Dimensions:
L: 16.5 in, width: 13 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Large woven bag, flat, bottom 1 ¾” are darker colored natural fiber color, as is upper ½”. Main body is light, natural colored background. Dyed husks used for the “false embroidery” geometric designs on either side. Side one is eight (8) sets of angled oblong shapes alternating from green shade with red interior, and red shades with plain colored interior. Opposite side is 10 of the same design – 5 on each side – in dark blue box with angled side and orange colored chevron in the center. Tanned hide strip strung through the top portion in a draw string style.
Accession Number:
NA.106.977

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