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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Salish 189 Plateau 318
Descriptions
Buckskin 430 applique 85 canvas 234 Beads 2617 cotton 256
Names
handbag 20
Date:
ca.1920
Dimensions:
L: 12.875 in, width: 11.125 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 3 poppy-type flowers in brick red/white hearts and orange outlined in clear dark blue and cut clear iridescent lavender; upper leaves are green with cut clear olive green with cut iridescent dark green veins and outlines; stems are mostly cut clear olive green with miscellaneous greens and other colors used for repairs; background is turquoise blue; back lining and binding are navy blue cotton faded to purple on front bindings; single buckskin thong through upper front and back holds top closed and forms two handles.
Accession Number:
NA.203.837

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