Handbag/purse

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Culture/People
Tuscarora [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Previous owner
Charles E. Locke (Charles Erie Locke/C.E. Locke), Non-Indian, 1850-1919
Seller
Charles E. Locke (Charles Erie Locke/C.E. Locke), Non-Indian, 1850-1919
Object Name
Handbag/purse
Media/Materials
Cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, twine/string, cotton thread
Techniques
Sewn, raised beadwork
Object Type
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created
circa 1890
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Charles Erie Locke (1850-1919, a theatre and opera producer and later a New York City businessman); purchased by George Heye from Charles E. Locke in 1908.
Catalog Number
1/6946
Barcode
016946.000
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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