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Leather possible bag with beaded flap and beaded panels / Native American; Plains

Essay/Description

Leather bag with beaded flap and beaded panels. The beadwork has geometric designs and was made using the lazy stitch technique. Front flap and side panels are decorated with metal cones, each holding dyed red horse hair. There is a red cotton string attached to the flap.

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Title(s): 
Leather possible bag with beaded flap and beaded panels
Culture: 
Native American; Plains
Date: 
late 19th century
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
Great Plains, United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
leather, glass, metal, horse hair, cotton string
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.586
Department: 
On View

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