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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plateau 318 Salish 189
Descriptions
Beads 2617 Buckskin 430
Names
purse 57
Date:
ca. early 1900's
Dimensions:
width: 4.25 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Small beaded purse: U shaped white buckskin pouch with narrow fringe seam; one side is beaded with two birds in clear amber at the top of a plant with red/white hearts round flowers and clear dark green leaves and stems; other side is beaded with similar clear dark green leaves and stems and five groups of three round flowers in red/white hearts and pink with cut silver centers; sides and top borders on both sides are alternating rows of royal blue and white, beaded scallops at top edge are also royal and white, handle is woven of two strands of royal and two strands of white beads.
Accession Number:
NA.203.843

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