From: Apache | Fort Apache

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Ilch'a Izis
Object Number 22337
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture White Mountain Apache
Provenience Apache | Fort Apache
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Date Made ca. 1900
Section American
Materials Rawhide | Buckskin | Wool Flannel | Glass

Folded hide saddlebag with long fringe. The fringe toward the center is cut into straight strips and fringe toward the sides is cut into strips with scalloped edges resembling large circles. The upper section of the bag has a layer of red flannel with cutout strips of hide overtop. Long, thin fringe flanks the sides and bottom of the cutout design. The lower section of cutout design has white, red, and green beads spaced intermittently.

Length 200 cm
Width 31 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mary Yorke and Ellen McIlvaine Macauley, 1902

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