Handbag/Purse

Culture/People
Diné (Navajo)
Previous owner
Paul L. Taylor, Non-Indian, 1899-1983
Isabella Taylor (Isabella Forsythe/Mrs. Paul L. Taylor), Non-Indian, 1901-1964
Donor
Paul L. Taylor, Non-Indian, 1899-1983
Isabella Taylor (Isabella Forsythe/Mrs. Paul L. Taylor), Non-Indian, 1901-1964
Collection History
Collection history unknown, but said to have been collected circa 1930; formerly in the collection of Paul L. Taylor (1899-1983) and his wife Isabella Forsythe Taylor (1901-1964), who were instructors at the Oakwood School in Poughkeepsie, New York; donated to MAI by Mr. and Mrs. Taylor in 1960.
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Place
New Mexico; USA
See related items
Diné (Navajo)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
22/8976
Barcode
228976.000
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Object Name
Handbag/Purse
Media/Materials
Deerhide/deerskin, glass bead/beads
Techniques
Sewn, loom beadwork, edge beaded
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d8d18a49-463f-4a28-be5a-fd91fccf4613
Record ID
NMAI_243997