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Plains Indian Museum

Salish 189 Plateau 318
twill 15 applique 85 embroidered 13 Beads 2617 wool 622 Buckskin 430
handbag 20
ca. 1915-1920
L: 10.375 in, width: 9 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Dress and adornment- personal adornment and Ritual Regalia. Rectangular with fully applique stitch beaded cloth front, double hourglass design in orange with cut iridescent purple outlines and extensions, diamond between hourglasses is green, side stepped triangles in checkerboard pattern using red, yellow and cut iridescent purple; background is cut clear/blue hearts; side and bottom edges are bound with cut clear and cut iridescent purple; top front edge is bound in cut iridescent purple with boxes dropping into background. Back is olive green wool machine quilted to lining in narrow vertical rows, upper back has 2 machine quilted to lining in narrow vertical rows, upper back has 2 machine embroidered white longhorn steer heads appliqued to it and trimmed with cut iridescent bead eyes and cut red bead nostrils; lining is pink twill cloth; buckskin thong handles tacked inside upper back and front.
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