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Plains Indian Museum

Salish 189 Plateau 318
canvas 234 applique 85 Satin 101 Buckskin 430 Beads 2617 cloth 876
hand bag 2
ca. early 1900's
L: 13.75 in, width: 12.75 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Dress and Adornment Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Beaded hand bag: Rectangular canvas front fully applique stitch beaded with three flowers- upper two have cut red and cut clear/pink hearts inner petals and cut clear root beer brown outer petals, lower one has cut clear/pink hearts outlined in cut red and cut clear root beer brown inner petals, a cut clear center and cut red outer petals; leaves and stems are cut clear olive green; two buds are cut clear root beer brown; backgound is cut iridescent clear. Back is red cotton cloth wrapped around to bind front and bottom edges; top edges are bound with bright purple satin ribbon; lining is green, rose, black and white floral print cotton; 2 1/2" buckskin strip handles are tacked inside upper front and back.
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