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Culture/People
Seneca [Cattaraugus]
Possible owner
William Clement Bryant (Wlliam C. Bryant), Non-Indian, 1830-1898
Previous owner
William Letchworth Bryant (William L. Bryant), Non-Indian, 1871-1947
Seller
William Letchworth Bryant (William L. Bryant), Non-Indian, 1871-1947
Presenter/funding source
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Object Name
Bag
Media/Materials
Cotton cloth, glass bead/beads
Techniques
Sewn, gourd stitch/brick stitch/netted beadwork
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Cattaraugus Reservation; Erie County, Cattaraugus County, Chautauqua County; New York; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of William Letchworth Bryant (1871-1947) and possibly that of his father, William Clement Bryant (1830-1898); purchased by MAI from William Letchworth Bryant in 1920 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
Catalog Number
10/4063
Barcode
104063.000
See related items
Seneca [Cattaraugus]
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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