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Handbag/Purse  (Bags/Pouches (and parts))  "circa 1885"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1875-1895

Materials:

Velvet, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads

Techniques:

Sewn, raised beadwork, edge beaded

Dimensions:

18.5 x 18 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Iroquois, Mohawk, Mohawk [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)], Native Americans, North America, Northeast, 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 Charles E. Locke (New York theatre and opera producer); acquired by George Heye in 1908.

Source ID:

NMAI_17912

Catalog Number:

1/6947

Album Name:

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