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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plateau 318 Salish 189
Descriptions
muslin 89 Buckskin 430 applique 85 smoked 60 Beads 2617
Names
handbag 20
Date:
ca. 1915
Dimensions:
L: 13.375 in, width: 12.75 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Remarks:
Dress and adornment- Personal adornment and Ritual Regalia. Square fully applique beaded front with a bouquet of five roses in cut clear dark red, clear dark reddish brown, cut reddish-orange and cut clear/pink hearts, with leaves and stems in cut clear green and cut clear/green hearts, and with a bow in cut red-orange and cut red, on iridescent cut clear background. Edges bound in zigzag edged strips of buckskin, smoked buckskin thong handles and ties. Back of purse and lining are red muslin with back lining machine quilted in a square design.
Accession Number:
NA.203.816

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