From: Great Plains (Plain)
Curatorial Section: American
|Great Plains (Plain)
|Great Plains Culture Area
|Hide | Bead
Native tanned hide; rectangular shape with separate triangular flap closure. Design motif on body of bag is two stepped pyramids of green, blue, yellow and red beads against a white background. Border of red beads with green triangular and rectangular intervals surround the central design field. Strap composed of native tanned hide with green beaded background against which appear rectangular areas of blue, red, yellow, white, and pink beads. Beadwork done in spot stitch technique using commercial thread. Blue beads around edge of closure flap in modified edge-beading technique. Long, native tanned hide fringe at bottom of bag. Overall condition very good.
|Gift of George and Henry J. Vaux, 1985
|69 - Collector Number
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