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Plains Indian Museum

Arapaho 103
red/white hearts 133 hair 424 cone 19 brown 254 leather 2024 Beads 2617 horse 292 tin 353 lazy stitch 368
paint sack 3
diamonds 119 squares 40 cross 120
ca. 1885
width: 2.625 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss
Utensils and implements - Toilet Articles. Paint sack - brown leather pouch with long triangular tab attached to bottom; bottom half of pouch is lazy stitch beaded with a yellow diamond inside a dark blue diamond with projecting lines on a light blue ground, red/white hearts bottom and side borders, one side also has a red/white hearts and dark blue cross at top of beading; upper side lazy stitch borders of dark blue and red/white hearts bands on yellow; upper edge beading of light blue inside dark blue squares on pink, leather thong tie through one side; bottom triangular tab is fully lazy stitch beaded with a yellow triangle inside a dark blue triangle outlined on the sides in greasy blue, one side has a red/white hearts square with dark blue border and a dark blue and light blue with red/white hearts center cross worked into yellow triangle, also a red/white hearts with yellow center cross worked into dark blue border; eight pairs of tin cone danglers on leather thongs around edges of tab with remnants of yellow dyed horsehair in some, tab edge is beaded in light orange; all beading in seed beads; inside of pouch is stained yellow.
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