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Handbag/purse  (Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs)  "circa 1890"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1900

Materials:

Velveteen, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, sequins, cotton thread

Techniques:

Sewn, raised beadwork

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Iroquois, Native Americans, North America, Northeast, Tuscarora, Tuscarora [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)], Woodlands

City:

Six Nations Grand River Reserve

County:

Brant County, Haldimand County

State:

Ontario

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, long-time friend of George Heye); acquired by Heye in 1906.

Source ID:

NMAI_12452

Catalog Number:

1/1740

Album Name:

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