University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-159
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: North America
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Leather
Length: 53 cm
Width: 18.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Rectangular in shape. Lower half of the rectangle is beaded-blue background and geometric designs. Beaded on both sides. Rawhide strips with quillwork are sewn onto the glove below the beading. Below the quillwork hang rawhide tassles. The upper half of the rectangle is undecorated leather with a beaded rim-blue, gold, yellow, red, and white. Quilled handle is attached to the upper rim.


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