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Plains Indian Museum

Plateau 318 Salish 189
canvas 234 Beads 2617 wool 622 Buckskin 430 applique 85 gingham 9
handbag 20
ca. early 1900's
L: 7.875 in, width: 6.875 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 stitched beaded with a large 4 petal flower in clear dark rose and pink with dark blue and cut black outlines, cut iridescent copper highlights, cut red extensions, lime green leaves outlined in clear dark green and clear dark green stems, light blue background with side borders of clear dark rose triangles; edges bound with bands of pink and lime green interspersed with narrow bands of dark blue, clear dark rose, orange, greasy blue and clear yellow; back is maroon and black plaid wool with a multi-colored beaded zigzag at top edge; front lining is green and white gingham checked cotton; back lining is dark blue lining fabric; 2 buckskin thong handles are tacked to front and back inside.
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