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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Salish 189 Plateau 318
Descriptions
canvas 234 Beads 2617 applique 85 braintanned 68 Buckskin 430 gingham 9
Names
handbag 20
Date:
ca. early 1900s
Dimensions:
L: 10.625 in, width: 9.5 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 three potted plant designs- one has raindrop shaped clear dark green leaves and stems with a brick red pot, two have arrowhead shaped clear dark green leaves and stems with clear dark red pots- on a clear backgound, miscellaneaous sizes and color of beads were used for various repairs to leaves, stems, the brick pot and background; upper edge of front and back are picot beaded with clear/red hearts; back is smoked brain tanned buckskin; front lining is white and blue-gray diagonally printed gingham check cotton, four buckskin thong ties/handles are tacked inside upper front and back.
Accession Number:
NA.203.839

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