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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plateau 318 Salish 189
Descriptions
applique 85 metal 3340 silk 96 Beads 2617
Names
purse 57
Date:
ca. 1915
Dimensions:
length without fringe: 8.375 in, width: 7.625 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment- Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Rounded top edge with sides tapering to a straight bottom edge fully applique stitch beaded on both sides with a rose in cut reds, red, clear dark root beer brown, light pink and pink with leaves and stems in green, clear dark green, cut clear/green hearts and cut iridescent dark greens, dark purples and coppers, cut white ground on one side; bordered with single rows of red, white and cut royal blue; side edges bound in opalescent white and clear royal blue; bottom edge bound with white and blue print fabric and decorated with beaded fringes in either clear royal or opalescent white with cut clear red at tips. Wrap beaded handle in light blue with odds and ends of other colors. Tan metal zipper at top with purple silk lining inside.
Accession Number:
NA.203.814

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