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Plains Indian Museum

Plateau 318
muslin 89 applique 85 Beads 2617 canvas 234 Buckskin 430
pouch 106
ca. 1920
L: 5.125 in, width: 4.25 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Dress and adornment, personal adornment and ritual regalia. Circular pouch with extended neck. Fully beaded canvas front applique stitched with an 8 point star motif with royal blue and clear dark red arms outlined in cut irridescent clear and cut irridescent dark green, white circle background with 4 small triangles of cut irridescent clear/green hearts outlined in clear orange; neck extension has a center rectangle of cut clear red with 2 unbeaded boxes where buckskin ties come through, surrounded by a cut clear violet rectangle with a border of cut clear red. Buckskin back has a central lazy stitch beaded cross of cut clear red with a cut clear violet center; outer edge has a narrow lazy stitch beaded border of cut clear red. Front and back are overcast stitched together with cut clear violet beads, one buckskin thong goes through holes front and back to tie pouch closed, a second buckskin thong is looped through back and knotted twice to form a hanging loop, neck of front is lined with pink muslin.
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