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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Salish 189
Descriptions
cotton 256 corduroy 10 Buckskin 430 applique 85 canvas 234
Names
handbag 20
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
width: 8.375 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment, Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Beaded hand bag: Rectangular canvas front fully applique stitch beaded with an 8 point star in white containing 4 navy blue with clear green borders diamonds, 4 periwinkle blue with clear amber borders raindrops and 1 clear amber diamond in the center; pink background; edges are bound with blue corduroy; fringe at bottom is wood beads and cowrie shells strung on heavy white thread; back is blue corduroy; 2 buckskin thong handles are knotted through upper front and back; lining is tan, orange and brown printed plaid cotton.
Accession Number:
NA.203.833

Not currently on display


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