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Plains Indian Museum

Plateau 318 Salish 189
cotton 256 Buckskin 430 applique 85 Beads 2617 canvas 234
handbag 20
ca. early 1900's
L: 13.125 in, width: 11.125 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Dress and Adornment Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Beaded hand bag: Rectangular canvas front fully applique stitch beaded with three flowers in cut red-orange, cut clear root beer brown and cut clear olive green with leaflets below flowers in cut green, stems in cut clear dark green, plant base leaves in cut iridescent clear/green hearts outlined in cut black, white background with single row of cut clear/pink hearts around outside; edges bound in buckskin; back is green cotton with an eight point star pattern machine quilted in white thread; lining is white, rose, light green and dark green rose garden print cotton with a machine stitched in pocket of the same cloth on front side; two buckskin thong handles are tacked to upper inside front and back.
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