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Culture/People
Tuscarora [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Previous owner
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Seller
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Object Name
Handbag/purse
Media/Materials
Velveteen, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, cotton thread
Techniques
Sewn, raised beadwork
Dimensions
17 x 14.5 x 21 cm
Object Type
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created
1870-1900
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, a long-time friend of George Heye); purchased by George Heye from Joseph Keppler in 1906.
Catalog Number
1/1733
Barcode
011733.000
See related items
Tuscarora [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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