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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Salish 189 Plateau 318
Descriptions
applique 85 muslin 89 braintanned 68 Buckskin 430 metal 3340 cotton 256
Names
handbag 20
Date:
ca. 1915-1920
Dimensions:
L: 11.34 in, width: 7.75 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Remarks:
Dress and adornment-personal adornment and ritual regalia. Rectangular with slightly rounded top edge, front is fully applique stitch beaded on muslin in large seed beads with a portrait of an Indian wearing a warbonnet- warbonnet is done in white, cut iridescent dark blue, cut black and cut red; face is done in cut clear yellow, cut red, cut clear red, cut black and cut clear; braids are cut dark blue; shirt is cut clear blue and cut clear pink hearts stripes with cut red and cut black epaulets and claw necklace, cut clear dark red outline; background is light blue. Brain tanned buckskin top edge with metal zipper on gray cloth; brain tanned buckskin back has 2 buckskin strips tacked near top and tied in a bow; lining is deep purple cotton cloth.
Accession Number:
NA.203.818

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