University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:86-39-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cree
Provenience: Northern Plains
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Skin
Bead
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Length: 71 cm
Width: 17 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Marshall J. Becker, 1986

Description

Leather with beaded floral design and leather fringe. Octapus top. (description date unknown) Side One: Floral beaded design with three shades of green and four shades of red on white background, bordered by red and light blue beads. At top of fringe larger geometric dark blue beads. At top of bag bordered by black beads. Small fabric loop sewn onto body of bag. Side Two: Three flowers with red and yellow centers and petals are in three shades of pink and red. Center flower also has four blue petals made of different shades of blue on each petal. Center flower also has four green leaves above it made of two shades of green. Two larger leaf shapes of dark green bordered by light green. (2017)


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