Handbag/purse

Date created
1965
Culture/People
Seminole
Artist/Maker
Mary Jane Billie, Seminole
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Seminole Arts and Crafts Center
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Seminole Arts and Crafts Center (Hollywood, Florida) in 1965; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
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Place
Big Cypress Reservation; Hendry County; Florida; USA
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Seminole
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
25/5490
Barcode
255490.000
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Object Name
Handbag/purse
Media/Materials
Palmetto fiber, grass, embroidery floss, cotton cloth, thread
Techniques
Coiled, sewn, patchwork, laced
Dimensions
25 x 22 cm
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws614678522-d6a9-412a-9328-c88907e6c392
Record ID
NMAI_271355