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Plains Indian Museum

Plateau 318 Salish 189
canvas 234 cotton 256 Buckskin 430 Beads 2617 felt 201 applique 85 twill 15
handbag 20
ca. 1922
L: 13.25 in, width: 12.125 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Dress and adornment- personal adornment and ritual regalia. Rectangular with fully applique stitch beaded canvas front, floral design with three flowers in pink, clear red, yellow, clear, clear amber and orange with royal blue outlines; four leaves in clear dark olive green with clear amber veins and outlines; clear burgundy stems; white background has the date 1922 worked into upper left in royal blue beads. Side, bottom and upper back edges are bound in green felt; upper front edge is bound in maroon twill cloth, back is also maroon twill with a five point star machine stitched in center in blue thread and blue stitching around edges. Lining is mostly pink, white and olive green plaid cotton with pieced strips of red and white zigzag print and maroon and white print cotton; buckskin thong tacked in two places inside front and through two buckskin thong loops tacked inside back holds top closed and forms two handles.
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