University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:63-8-33
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Santee
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Deerskin (uncertain)
Fiber
Bead
Length: 12.5 cm
Width: 12.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert Pemberton, 1963
Other Number:L-260-33 - Old Museum Number

Description

Beaded on deerskin (?) sewn to cloth; red ribbon edging and tie. Sides have white bead loops with blue loops caught at ends of white; top has same arrangement but second loops are of tiny green beads. Solidly beaded on both sides with free floral designs on white background; different on each side. One side; single leaves extending in 4 directions, one each pink, green, dark and light blue; other side has amorphous designs in 2 colors of green, red, pink, dark and light blue. Intended for purse???


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