University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:63-8-35
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Santee
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Fiber
Bead
Length: 23 cm
Width: 12 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert Pemberton, 1963
Other Number:OLD L-260-35 - Field No SF

Description

Fancy cut bag with high back; cut in scallops and points; beading on black velvet backed with stiff cloth; edges bound with purple ribbon and loops of white beads. Top of back has ribbon loop fastened under "rosettes" of ribbon and beads; two other ribbon "rosettes" on high back which also has a formless floral-like design in tiny beads in white, pink, orange, yellow, red and green. Same colors used in floral design on front of pouch; they are heterogeneously arranged; some look incomplete.


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